Celine Pialago files CONA for Malasakit Movement party list
MANILA, Philippines — The Malasakit Movement party list, which includes former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) spokesperson Celine Pialago, on Wednesday, filed its certificate of nomination and acceptance (CONA) for next year’s elections.
The group was the first to file on the sixth day of the filing of certificates of candidacy/CONA.
Pialago, the group’s first nominee, personally submitted the form at the Sofitel Harbor Garden Tent in Pasay City.
After filing the party’s CONA, Pialago said that they are eyeing to be the voice of various sectors.
“Kami po ay buong kababaang-loob na tumutugon po sa hamon para maging boses sa Kongreso ng mga social workers, ng mga barangayan, solo parents, OFWs (overseas Filipino workers), at ng kanilang mga pamilya dito sa Pilipinas,” Pialago said.
(We are humbly accepting the challenge to be a voice in Congress for social workers, barangays, solo parents, OFWs, and their families here in the Philippines.)
“Alam naman po natin na ang frontlines ay nasa community level, mga nasa grassrooots. Ito na po ‘yung tamang panahon na ‘yung mga nagmamalasakit ay mapagmalasakitan din,” she added.
(We all know that the frontlines are in the community level, in the grassroots. This is the right time give concern to those who are concerned.)
The Malasakit Movement is seeking standard benefits for community officials and health workers, Pialago mentioned.
“We will push for standard benefits para po sa barangayan, mga kagawad, tanod , mga barangay health workers to improve their quality of living,” she said.
Pialago left the MMDA on October 1 to focus on her party list seat bid.
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