Ten newly and re-elected officials from the municipality attended the oath-taking rites on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Municipal Plaza of this town.
First District Representative Jesus “Boying” Celeste administered the oath of office of Mayor Alimar R. Briana, Vice Mayor Colin A. Reyes and Sangguniang Bayan Members in front of people from LGU Department Heads, employees, Barangay Captains, Barangay Kagawads, DepEd and guests.
First, the newly elected Sanggguniang Bayan members, Hon. Darius Bonalos, Hon. Emmanuel Crisolo, Hon. Alma Luzaran, Hon. Jerick Estrada, Hon. Renillo Malalis, Hon. Romeo Boling Jr., Hon. Danilo Campos Jr. and Hon. Christian Zeus Barcelona, took their oath of office. They all looked with pride as they raised their hands and recited their oath.
Next, Vice Mayor-elect Colin A. Reyes and family members gathered up front, including the outgoing Mayor, Carlitos R. Reyes, who stood with great pride, honor and profound gratitude that the present Vice Mayor is his beloved son. Vice Mayor Colin, with his loud and clear voice, confidently recited his oath of office.
Finally, Mayor-elect Alimar “Ali” Briana was called to the stage next. The signature smile of Mayor “Ali” was reflected in the faces of his wife and children. The whole community smiled too, as Mayor “Ali” took his oath.
Mayor Briana, in his inaugural address; reiterated his call for the officials to unite and work together for the continuous progress of the town.
As a point of history, this is the second time Mayor Briana held this office. His first time was from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2014.
A thanksgiving mass was also held that was presided by Father Raymon Oligan of Sto. Nino Parish Church where he reminded the incoming officials that given the opportunity to serve the people requires greater responsibility.
Source: LGU-Mabini's FB page.