FORMER first district congressman Celso Lobregat has welcomed the support of the youth leaders to his candidacy as mayor in the May 9 national and local elections.

This, as 75 of the 98 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairpersons committed to support Lobregat's candidacy for mayor of Zamboanga City.

A manifesto of support was presented to Lobregat by Councilor Cary John Pioc, SK Federation president, in the presence of the SK-Zamboanga City federation officers and the SK chairpersons Tuesday, May 3, at Aristocrat Convention Center, Zamboanga City.

"We deeply appreciate the endorsement especially from youth leaders like you. Thank you for your trust and confidence," Lobregat told the youth leaders present.

"Indeed, we are surging and finishing very, very positive and very, very, very strong," he added.

Lobregat is one of the eight candidates for mayors in the city.

The others are: Vice Mayor Rommel Agan, Councilor John Dalipe, first district Representative Cesar Jimenez Jr., Dr. Cesar Climaco Jr., Karim Ismail Bahjin, Abubakar Barahama and Ephraim Ekong.

Meanwhile, Lobregat urged the youth and youth leaders, as well as all the registered voters of Zamboanga City to participate in the May 9 elections and vote wisely. (SunStar Zamboanga)

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