CALOOCAN City Mayor Along Malapitan has reported the first-year accomplishments of his administration in his second State-of-the-City Address held at the Caloocan City Sports Complex last Wednesday.
During his first SOCA, the youthful mayor highlighted the immediate fulfilment of some of his campaign promises during his first 100 days, especially some stop-gap measures for existing issues at the time.
Almost a year later, he placed an emphasis on the recurring and long-term projects of the city government that aim to focus on addressing local concerns in a more permanent manner, especially in the fields of education, health and local economy.
“You can be sure that we will do our best to be consistent in the excellence that we have shown. Hindi po ito titigil pagkatapos lamang ng isang taon. Bagkus, lalampasan pa natin ito at titiyakin makikinabang pa ang mga susunod na henerasyon ng mga Batang Kankaloo.”
“Patuloy po tayong namimigay ng mga livelihood packages sa ating mga mamamayan. Pinalakas din po natin ang mga serbisyong pangkalusugan, mga ospital, at mga health centers,” he added.
The city chief executive took pride of his administration’s consistent programs on education including free tuition fee at the University of Caloocan City and full support on the city’s public schools and their students and school personnel as well.
“At siyempre, consistent pong pinaparangalan ang ating lungsod sa ating mga serbisyo,” he said further.
He then recognized the role of his constituents’ continued support towards his administration’s initiatives and vowed to keep on repaying this trust by creating a better and progressive city.
“Sa lahat po ng mga programang ito, ang gusto ko lang, maramdaman ninyo ang aksyon at malasakit na ating ipinangako. Mga kapwa ko lingkod bayan at mga kapwa ko Batang Kankaloo, sa tulong ninyo at sa patnubay ng ating Panginoong Diyos, we will make a difference and we will make great things happen to the historic and great City of Caloocan.”
This year’s SOCA was attended by city government employees and officials, including Representatives Oscar “Oca” Malapitan, Mitch Cajayon-Uy and Dean Asistio as well as Vice Mayor Karina Teh-Limsico and city councilors.