Ko announces congressman bid in 2025 midterm polls

Posted by watchmen
February 21, 2024


By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga

Negros Occidental 3rd District Board Member Manuel Frederick Ko announced yesterday that he will run for congressman in the 2025 midterm elections under the Abang Lingkod Party-list.

Ko said he already has the blessings of incumbent party-list Representative Stephen Paduano and Bacolod City Mayor Alfredo Benitez.

Ko is serving his final term as board member of the Negros Occidental provincial government.

The board member will meet with 40 village chiefs in Bacolod to inform them of his plan to succeed Paduano.

Ko said his party’s leadership will decide on the matter as to who will succeed him as 3rd district board member./DGB, WDJ


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