BONTOC, Mountain Province– Gov. Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr. formally endorsed the candidacy of presidential frontrunner and former Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongobong’ Marcos, Jr. and his running mate vice presidential leading candidate Davao City Mayor Inday Sarah Duterte-Carpio for the upcoming May 9, 2022 synchronized national and local elections.
Lacwasan, who is the provincial chairman of the PDP-Laban Cusi wing in the province, said that aside from towing the party decision to endorse the Bong-bong-Sarah tandem, he saw in the said presidential and vice presidential frontrunners the vision for the overall growth and development of the country for the nation to recover from the serious negative impact inflicted by the Coronavirus Disease (COVID) 2019 pandemic to the lives of the Filipinos over the past 2 years.
He claimed that the tandem will likely pursue the present administration’s aspiration to create a healthier middle class of Filipinos that will likely translate to the improvement of the living condition of many people in the different parts of the country through the creation of more jobs and economic activities in all sectors of the society.
The governor disclosed that the PDL-Laban Mountain province chapter is now including the Bongbong-Sarah tandem in their campaign sorties to ensure their victory in the upcoming polls and continue to path to growth and development for the Filipinos in the next 6 years.
Lacwasan’s father, former Mountain Province Deputy governor Bonifacio Lacwasan, Sr., was a friend of the late President Ferdinand E Marcos, Sr..
Further, Mountain Province, which has a voting population of more than 115,900 in the upcoming polls, is part of the Solid North comprising of local governments in the Northern and Central Luzon areas.
On the other hand, aspirants for the different elected positions in the province are also supporting the bid of the Bongbong-Sarah tandem to vie for the 2 highest elected positions in the country during the upcoming elections and that they are pinning their hopes to the duo in uplifting the status of the nation for the same to recover from the effects of the pandemic that had prevailed over the past 2 years.
For his part, Lacwasan urged the people of the province to support the Bongbong-Sarah tandem because they will be able to support the major development projects that are being planned for the greater interest of the populace and to spur the economic activities and sources of livelihood of the people in the future.