Press Release - Bong Go emphasizes good governance during the Philippine Councilors League-Pangasinan Chapter's 2nd General Assembly in Tagaytay City
Senator Christopher "Bong" Go personally attended the second day of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL)-Pangasinan Chapter 2nd General Assembly and Awarding Ceremonies at the Summit Ridge Hotel in Tagaytay City, Cavite on Thursday, November 16.
The event, which was held from November 15 to 17, served as a platform to share insights on the pivotal role of good governance in fostering vibrant and progressive communities.
Go addressed the assembly, stressing the shared responsibility of all public servants to uphold the principles of good governance. With 144 councilors, some mayors and vice mayors, from across Pangasinan in attendance, the senator highlighted the importance of focusing on the collective duty to prioritize the interests and welfare of constituents.
"As public servants, we share a common purpose -- to serve the best interests of our constituents and to contribute to the betterment of our communities," Go highlighted.
"Huwag nyo po akong ituring na ibang tao. Pareho naman po tayo mga legislators, pareho po halos ang trabaho natin, on a larger scale lang po yung amin. Pero importante sa ating trabaho huwag nating limitahan bilang mambabatas. Tayo po'y lapitan rin po ng tao kaya magkasama po tayo sa pagseserbisyo sa ating kapwa Pilipino," he continued.
He emphasized that effective governance requires collaboration and unity among elected officials at all levels, working together for the betterment of the communities they serve.
Acknowledging the challenges they face in their day-to-day responsibilities, Go then expressed his gratitude for the hard work and commitment exhibited by the councilors.
"I would also like to take this opportunity to reaffirm my commitment to advocating for pro-poor programs that aim to uplift the lives of those who need it most," Go highlighted.
"As we face the challenges brought about by the global pandemic, it is paramount that we prioritize the needs of the marginalized sectors. I firmly believe that economic recovery should be inclusive, leaving no one behind," he stressed.
As an adopted son of Pangasinan, Go also expressed his commitment to help the development of the province. He assured the local officials that his