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PIA Press Release
2010/03/06

"No politicians" campaign successful

by Redjie Cawis

Baguio City (6 March) -- The Baguio Flower Festival executive committee reported that their campaign against political campaigners during the Panagbenga was successful.

BFF chair Anthony de Leon said that the guidelines that they have set for politicians during the Panagbenga grand street and float parade were followed by aspiring candidates in the local and national positions.

In the guidelines set by the organizers, only incumbent officials were allowed to join the parade. But the organizers gave chance for aspiring candidates to join the festivities if they have an official entry in the float parade.

There were several political parties who signified to join the float parade but they did not show up during the parade last Sunday, de Leon said.

De Leon took exemptions of presidential aspirant Senator Richard Gordon and former Baguio mayor and Congressman Bernardo Vergara, now running for congressman, for joining the parade.

De Leon explained that they have officially invited Senator Richard Gordon as one their guests being a former secretary of the Department of Tourism and being the author of the Philippine Tourism Code.

He also defended Vergara saying he is a member of the board of trustee of the BFF Foundation and he is recognized as part of the event which they started together with Congressman Mauricio Domogan 15 years ago.

De Leon added that there was one former mayor who joined the float parade but this was not coordinated by him or his representatives thru the organizers. (PIA) [top]

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