Bersyon sa Filipino.
The Federation of Quezon City PTA (Parents-Teachers Association) has endorsed the Vice Presidential candidacy of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. in a manifesto “Wall of Support”.
The "Manifesto Wall" , entitled, “MANIFESTO OF SUPPORT TO THE CANDIDACY OF SENATOR FERDINAND “BONGBONG” R. MARCOS JR. FOR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES THIS COMING MAY, 2016 NATIONAL ELECTIONS,” was signed last Thursday at the Asamba Compound, Baesa, Quezon City.
The group cited the major role Marcos played in the passage of key measures like the SK Reform bill, or Senate Bill 2401, entitled, “An Act Establishing Enabling Mechanisms for Meaningful Youth Participation in Nation Building, Strengthening the Sangguniang Kabataan, Creating the Municipal, City and Provincial Youth Development Council, and for Other Purposes,” which he authored and sponsored as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government.
Marcos is also the author and sponsor of Senate Bill No 12, entitled, “An Act Providing Barangay Officials, Including Barangay Tanods, Members of the Lupon ng Tagapamayapa, Barangay Health Workers and Day Care Workers Retirement Benefits,” which was already passed on third reading in the Senate.
Section 1 of the measure states: “There is hereby established a retirement benefit for Punong Barangays in the amount of One Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php100,000); a Sangguniang Barangay Member in the amount of Eighty Thousand Pesos (Php80,000); a Barangay Treasurer and Secretary, a Barangay Tanod, a Member of the Lupon ng Tagapamayapa, Barangay Health Workers and Barangay Day Care Workers in the amount of Fifty Thousand Pesos (Php50,000).
“RESOLVED, THAT THE QUEZON City PTA FEDERATION AND THE QC PTA FED-DISTRICT- 1 TO 6 HEREBY ENDORSES AND FULLY SUPPORTS THE CANDIDACY OF SENATOR FERDINAND “BONGBONG” R. MARCOS JR. FOR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES THIS COMING MAY, 2016 ELECTIONS,” the manifesto said.
The manifesto was signed by officials of the Federation and representatives from other organizations.
Marcos also signed the manifesto, saying: “With humility, I accept.”