Mayor-elect Frederick Siao vowed to improve public health service and promote inclusive governance for the next three years of his administration. He also underscored the importance of collaboration and coordination between leaders and stakeholders.
“I will be a mayor for all colors , for all barangays. I will be a mayor for all Iliganons. Importante kaayo ang panaghiusa ug panagtinabangay para sa pag-asenso ug kahapsay sa atong pinalanggang Iligan [Unity and cooperation are very important for the advancement and order of our beloved Iligan.]” said Siao.
The new mayor also presented the Iligan Development Goals (IDG) which aims to address issues and problems with public health service, businesses, and water supply. He also said that through inclusive governance, no barangay or sector will be left behind.
Meanwhile, Vice Mayor-elect Mariano Alemania shared in his inaugural speech some of his legislative priorities focusing on fiscal transparency and accountability, a legislative monitoring tracking system, and boosting local tourism, among others.
The newly-elected councilors who also took their oath of office were Bernard Pacaña, Simplicio Larrazabal, Queenie Belmonte, Michelle Sweet-Booc, Samuel Huertas, Betsy Zalsos, Providencio Abragan, Marlene Young, and Ramil Emborong. (LELA/PIA-10-Lanao del Norte)
Iligan City mayor-elect Frederick Siao and Vice Mayor-elect Mariano Alemania pose with newly-elected councilors during the oath-taking ceremony held at Rizal Park on June 30, 2022. (Angelo Dologmandin/ PIA Lanao del Norte)