BABATNGON,Leyte- Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Director Pedro Noval, Jr. assisted by his regional legal officer Cyril Casey Blanco, installed Winston Menzon as the duly elected vice-mayor of Babatngon town in Leyte . Director Noval and Atty. Blanco installed Menzon as vice-mayor of Babatngon, Leyte following the memorandum of Undersecretary Auster Panadero pursuant to the authority granted by DILG Secretary Mar. Roxas.
Earlier in Manila , Menzon was proclaimed by a Special Board of Canvassers at the Palacio del Governador in Intramuros Manila as the duly elected Vice-Mayor of Babatngon, Leyte . The Comelec en banc issued a resolution last January 20, 2015 written by then Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Jr. and concurred by all Commissioners ordering the proclamation of Winston Menzon as the duly elected vice-mayor of Babatngon. The motion for reconsideration filed by the opponent of Menzon was denied by the Comelec with finality after cancellation and annulment of her certificate of candidacy.
Menzon asked the officials of Babatngon to serve their constituents with utmost honesty and sincerity in order for Babatngon to achieve progress and inevitable prosperity. (PR)