Benguet candidates enjoined to sustain peaceful polls
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet– Candidates in the upcoming midterm elections in the province are enjoined to continue the tradition of keeping political exercises peaceful and orderly in Benguet.
‘It’s all up to us to continue until the next generations to come and leave this as a mark of strong foundation and good deeds – peaceful and orderly elections in the province,’ Governor Crescencio Pacalso said during the Unity Walk and Covenant Signing for free, honest, peaceful and credible elections come May 13.
Candidates running for elective posts, police, military, concerned government agencies, women’s brigade, religious groups joined the provincial Unity Walk and Covenant Signing on Tuesday in this capital town. Similar activities were conducted earlier in the different municipalities.
Provincial Director Senior Superintendent Lyndon Mencio takes pride of the province’s peaceful situation, one of the most peaceful in the whole country.
Department of the Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Rufina Fegcan said the Unity Walk is not for candidates alone but for citizens, government employees and private individuals as a supportive move and a sign of solidarity – a unifying opinion, a feeling, a belief, a purpose and an interest by the people of the province.
Meanwhile, Provincial Election Supervisor Nicasio Jacob reminded candidates three things to take note of in the posting of election materials. The material should be within the allowable size which is two by three feet, and must indicate the poster sponsor, and it should be placed on the designated common poster area. Otherwise, if outside the common poster area, it should have consent from the owner of the structure.**JDP/SCA-PIA CAR, Benguet