By Butch Gunio
MARIVELES, Bataan–This industrial town incumbent and re-electionist Mayor Jesse Concepcion and his slate filed their certificates of candidacy at the Comelec office here on Wednesday.
The incumbent mayor and his slate will be running under the National Unity Party.
Concepcion slate includes Victoriano “Turing” Isip for vice mayor, and the following for municipal councilors: Mel Lopez, Lito Rubia, Jeff Peñaloza, Tito Catipon, Angel Sunga, Rene Ibardolaza, Toto Española, and Atty. AJ Concepcion.
Atty. AJ Concepcion is the eldest son of the mayor. He just passed the 2011 bar examinations.
Finishing first the course AB Political Science at University of the Philippines Diliman in 2004, he then took Bachelor of Laws at the San Beda College of Law graduating in 2010.
Many are considering him as a budding leader in Mariveles.
The town’s municipal administrator said that the incumbent mayor enjoys the support of all barangay captains of the 18 villages of this town.
He said getting the support of all barangay captains here is a rare political feat accomplished by the mayor.
Concepcion, gunning for his third and final term as mayor, is expected to continue the gains of his administration particularly in the economic aspect. ●
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