Zamboanga City’s newly elected officials led by Mayor Beng Climaco are set to take their oath of office Saturday, June 29, at the City Hall grounds.
The local government said that the City Special Events team together with the security sector is finalizing the preparations for the event to include traffic flow, security details, and other arrangements.
Climaco and other city officials will individually take their oath before an administering officer of their choice starting 5:00 p.m.
Aside from Climaco, elected into office during the May 13 mid-term polls were Atty. Rommel Agan as Vice Mayor, former Councilor Cesar “Jawo” Jimenez Jr. as District I Representative and Manuel Jose “Mannix” Dalipe, now on his second term as District II Representative.
Elected members of the City Council for District I were Josephine Pareja, Elbert “Bong” Atilano Jr., Khymer Olaso, Joselito Macrohon, Rogelio “Gerky” Valesco Jr., Cesar Jimenez, Crisanto de la Cruz and El King Omaga. For District II, elected councilors were John Dalipe, BG Guingona, Atty. Kim Elago, Lilibeth Nuño, Miguel “Mike” Alavar, Jihan Edding, Jimmy Villaflores and Vincent Paul “VP” Elago.
All elected city officials will be serving a 3-year term from noon of June 30, 2019 to noon of June 30, 2022.