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Mayor Bongat receives Newsmaker Award from Naga City Hall Press Corps

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Outgoing Naga City Mayor John Bongat has received the Newsmaker Award from the city hall press corps.

Mayor Bongat expressed his gratitude to the Naga City Hall Press Corps for the award given to him and for their support to his administration.

“THANKS Naga City Hall Press Corps, headed by Mr Rios Maron, for this Newsmaker Award given to me for my “ever reliable presence and response to all [their] calls” whenever needed for the entire duration of my tenure as Mayor of Naga,” Bongat said.

“Salamat na maray sa suporta nindo nin huli ta puon kaidto sagcod ngonian, dai nindo lamang ako pinabayaan! Kun mayo kamo, mayo man kuta kaming kasurog sa pagtulod kan mga marayrahay na programa kan satuyang Maogmang Lugar,” he added.

The press corps hailed the outgoing mayor for his “unfailing dedication as a city official in holding his office accountable and transparent to the public through the media.”

Mayor Bongat will step down as Naga City’s local chief executive after serving three terms for a total of 9 years in office.

He will be replaced by Vice Mayor and now Mayor-elect Nelson Legacion.