Biazon not running; Fresnedi LP bet in Muntinlupa


Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Ruffy Biazon clarified on Saturday that he was not running for mayor of Muntinlupa City in the 2013 elections.

This was following reports of a growing clamor from some quarters in the city for the former three-term Muntinlupa representative to challenge the incumbent mayor, Aldrin San Pedro.

“There really is a resounding clamor for change in Muntinlupa, but I’m not running,” Biazon said through his personal Twitter account @ruffybiazon.

Biazon, a member of the Liberal Party (LP) along with his father, Muntinlupa Representative Rodolfo “Pong” Biazon, said the ruling party already had a complete set of local candidates in Muntinlupa.

“Muntinlupa LP already has a mayoral candidate. He is former Mayor Jimmy Fresnedi,” the younger Biazon added.

Though the period for the filing of certificates of candidacy for next year’s elections already ended in October, the Commission on Elections allows the substitution of party candidates until December 21. Jaymee T. Gamil

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  • Steelstriker Jericho

    Changes are needed when there is a better alternative to serve the people and community, why ask for changes that has been done and improved the roles of public officials to the people? As a pharmaceutical representative mentioned when he was present during the Municipal Medical Mission and free services of the local government said, “Buti dito sa Muntinlupa City buhay ang maliliit na tao, libre lahat ng serbisyo at gamot na binebenta namin sa Generika, pati ibang medical exams libre. Ang swerte ng mga taga-Muntinlupa City at lahat ng opisyal dito tumutulong sa mga mahihirap.Dito sa inyo ang mga seniors nabibigyan ng tamang alaga at halaga di tulad sa ibang lugar konti lang binibigay para sa seniors dahil di daw sila nakakatulong.” To impose a Political Martial Law on elections and changes of present positions to fill the needed positions to represent the respected Liberal Party is good if the representatives are best suited for the positions, sadly the candidates they posted for the positions are under qualified as political analysts and critics have expressed in numerous occasions after a 2 straight defeat from past elections. Who would qualify for the Government positions that are productive for the people of the City almost as productive as Makati City? Those who have a heart to swim into the shores of flooded homes to pull out an old woman who desperately cling to her only clothes on her head, those who would eat at the tables of the most simple shanties and homes of the illegitimate occupants of slum areas and unsavory smell of their estates, those who at the risk of being infected and sick of the smell would not pour a small bottle of alcohol after shaking the hands and carrying the babies of the most poor people, and those people who will risk everything they have in their capacity as politicians to use their own resources without using the current resources of the DPWH to impose on the people which will be thought of doing these projects themselves.

    These are the people who can perform their duties as local politicians unlike those businessmen and members of political families whose aim is to be in office to accommodate their family members running for other political positions with larger budgets for the people.

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