Gomez files COC, seeks reelection as Ormoc City mayor
ORMOC CITY—Actor and Ormoc City Mayor Richard Icasiano Gomez is seeking another term.
Gomez filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for mayor along with his running mate, Vice Mayor Leo Carmelo Locsin Jr., and their entire ticket at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office here on Thursday afternoon.
Gomez was accompanied by his wife, Leyte 4th District Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez.
Gomez’s ticket dubbed as the “Ormoc Development Team” (ODT) went to the Ormoc Comelec office at about 2 p.m. after attending Mass at the Saints Peter and Paul Parish here.
Gomez and his team were accompanied by a group supporters who carried placards and blue balloons while “Nosi Balasi” of Pinoy rockstar Sampaguita blared in the background.
If reelected, Gomez said the campaign against illegal drugs along with peace and order will remain his top priorities.
He also wanted to bring in big business to boost the economy of the city.
Meanwhile, Rep.Torres-Gomez said she has yet to decide when to file her COC at the Comelec office in Tacloban City, Leyte./muf
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