7 months New set of officials takes oath in Olongapo Manilatimes
OLONGAPO CITY: A ray of sunshine interrupted the rainy Friday here, giving way to the oath-taking ceremony of the fresh set of city officials led by new city mayor Rolen “Lenj” Paulino Jr., the son and namesake of outgoing mayor Rolen Paulino. Paulino Jr., a 27-year-old lawyer, substituted for his father, the incumbent mayor, during the last midterm elections and won convincingly. The incumbent vice mayor, Aquilino “Jong” Cortez Jr., as well as six councilors — Lugie Lipumano-Garcia, BJ Cajudo, Ed Guerrero, Jerome Bacay, Linus Bacay and Winnie Bundang-Ortiz — were given fresh mandates. Also taking their oaths as city councilors were ... more