Abante Mindanao launches 2010 political salvo in Butuan City
Butuan City (February 10) -- The ABANTE Mindanao party list on Tuesday launched the opening salvo in their campaign in this region?s capital city for the May 2010 national and local elections.
The ABANTE Mindanao party list officials, coordinators, sectoral leaders and their followers, with 25 all types of vehicles coming from the five provinces and six cities in the Caraga region converged here and conducted motorcade around the city?s main thoroughfares.
The vehicles in the motorcade carried the party list's slogan for unity, peace, economic reform, jobs for all, youth and indigenous people?s (IPs) concern, environment preservation and protection and justice.
After their motorcade, Caraga region ABANTE leaders conducted the first meeting at their regional headquarters here.
The Commission of Elections (Comelec) registered ABANTE Mindanao as party list last Nov. 23, 2009. It is representing farmers, urban poor, IPs, victims of injustices, victims of war conflict, out of school youth and other sectors of the society. (muc/PIA-Caraga) [top]