SABANGAN, Mountain Province – Former Mayor Jupiter Dominguez assured the people of the province he is always accessible to personally attend to their needs and has compassion, apart from having worked with veteran politicians over the past several decades.
Dominguez, who is aspiring for the province’s lone congressional post in the upcoming May 9, 2022 synchronized national and local elections, committed to be available to the people and that he will listen to their issues and concerns to come up with doable solutions.
He added that during these difficult times, the people of the province do not only need the assistance by concerned government agencies and local government, but also leaders who are willing to listen to their plight and comfort them to be able to hurdle the challenges that had been inflicted by the ongoing Coronavirus Disease (COVID) 2019 pandemic.
The former local chief executive claimed that being a genuine leader is not only being a provider of the needs of the people, but also willing to comfort them and find lasting solutions to their problems.
According to him, he learns about alleged unattended issues and concerns people brought to the attention of present leaders thus he is presenting himself as an alternative choice as their representative in Congress for him to be able to elevate Mountain Province to greater heights, modeling after his uncle, the late Rep. Victor S. Dominguez, who was a listening and compassionate leader not only of the province but also of the region during his time.
Dominguez rallied the people of Mountain Province to start embracing the change in leadership style he will initiate once given the chance to be the province’s representative to the House of Representative during the May polls where his brand of leadership will be inclusive and to help build the resilience of people for them to recover from the heavy impact inflicted by the health crisis to their jobs and economic activities.
He emphasized that as responsible leaders of the province, incumbent officials should be willing to sacrifice their personal interests to be able to effectively and efficiently address the issues and concerns being brought to their attention by the very people that they are mandated to serve.
Dominguez was a two-term mayor of Sabangan town and was adjudged as the Most Outstanding Municipal Mayor of the Philippines, aside from being adjudged a Hall of Fame Awardee in the Search for Outstanding Partners in Development of concerned government agencies during his stint as a mayor.
He emphasized that his achievements in his short stint as a local chief executive will speak well of how to effectively and efficiently manage a public office and it does not need to be a seasoned politician to do so one who is willing to learn from the experiences of others to be able to improve one’s qualities as a true leader of the province.