Bojie Dy vows continued LGU excellence
MANILA, Philippines — Isabela candidate for Vice Governor Faustino “Bojie” Dy has restated his desire in ensuring that the province of Isabela continue with its record of excellence for LGU performance.
Speaking from his residence in Cauayan, Isabela, Dy said that with the right leadership, the province of Isabela should keep heading down the path of sustained growth and development.
“The awards we have won are nice to have, but in the end what I really hold dear in my heart is the mission to make certain that Isabela stays at the forefront of provincial development and leadership,” he said.
The province of Isabela has consistently been awarded for achievements in agriculture as a leading corn and rice producer; in systems management as an ISO-certified LGU; and in disaster preparedness for operating a leading edge DRRMC (Disaster Risk Reduction Complex). It has won these and other awards so often that it has achieved Hall of Fame status.
As a former Governor himself, Dy decided to run for Vice Governor because of his stated desire for this “continuity of excellence”, even as political opponents have hurled accusations of mismanagement and setting up a political dynasty.
The most vocal among these has been Dy’s opponent for Vice Governor, Grace Padaca who in a recent Facebook post hinted at possible collusion among the Dys after her own running mate and Bojie Dy’s brother Napoleon “Pol” Dy dropped out of the race.
In her Facebook post, Padaca seemed to outline an elaborate scheme led by former Governor and eldest Dy brother Junior Dy to convince her to run with Pol Dy.
“noong mga panahon na iyon, kahit sa harap ko ay hindi niya mapigilang magsabi ng p***ina kapag sinasabi nila sa akin ang mga kalokohan ni bojie dy.
Kaya nagulat ako noong Makita ko ang picture nila noong lunes na kasama sa mesa si bojie, si rodito…at si pol.”
(“During those times, even in my presence he [Junior Dy] couldn’t help saying [expletive] whenever he mentioned the shenanigans of Bojie Dy.
That’s why I was shocked when I saw the picture last Monday that all together at the table were Bojie, Rodito…and Pol.)
In defense of his father, Bojie’s son offered some insight during a phone interview on what really transpired.
“After all they’re still brothers, and when Tito Pol and dad were finally able to iron out their differences, Tito Pol saw no reason to run against him. What my family wants more than just staying in power is exactly what dad said, to make sure Isabela not only solves our historic issues but that we are prepared for new challenges, because new challenges are certain to come.”
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