UPV and Aksyon Radio hold Candidates’ Forum 2016
UP sa Halalan Committee for UP Visayas and Aksyon Radyo Iloilo partnered in organizing the Candidates’ Forum 2016 for the Lone District of Iloilo City on March 31, at the UPV Auditorium, Iloilo City campus.
Of the two candidates, incumbent Congressman Jerry Treñas and Atty. Daniel Cartagena, only Cartagena was present during the forum. Treñas apologized for his absence since he needed to attend a very important meeting during that time.
A panelist composed of UPV Alumnus Atty. Hector Diaz, UPV Professor Moniq Muyargas, College of Management Student Council Chair Kyzzel Dagdag, and Iloilo City Media Practitioner Francis Allan Angelo asked questions pertinent to the candidate’s legislative agenda and plans for Iloilo City.
When asked about his five priority plans for Iloilo, Cartagena highlighted his proposal for healthcare, free education, free burial services ,urban poor settlement and a serious campaign against illegal drugs.
Aksyon Radio Station Manager, Mr. John Paul Tia, moderated the event. The activity is part of a series if Candidates’ Forum that UPV is co-sponsoring with Aksyon Radyo Iloilo.