TINGOG first nominee Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt Romualdez yesterday thanked local leaders, various organizations and individuals supporting their party-list group in the coming midterm poll.
Romualdez, the chairperson of the House Committee on Accounts and Leyte’s first district congresswoman, said the support is a huge boost in their quest to get wider representation in the incoming 18th Congress for less fortunate people.
She expressed gratitude to all their supporters in the countryside, assuring them that they will not “waste the trust and confidence given to them.”
“This is another inspiring moment to our campaign, another huge boost. We will not fail our supporters and we will show that we are worthy of their support. Thank you,” said Romualdez, who vowed to pursue regional development to uplift Eastern Visayas from poverty, intensify investments in infrastructure support especially in rural communities, and others.
Recently, reelectionist Eastern Samar Gov. Marcelo Dindo together with more than 100-strong sectoral leaders pledged their support to Tingog during a campaign sortie at the City of Borongan in Eastern Samar attended by Romualdez, second nominee Jude Acidre and third nominee Boy Go.
Picardal and Romualdez shared the same vision of establishing Samar Island Regional Medical Center in Eastern Samar.
Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco, one of the most outstanding Cebu mayors, also expressed support to Tingog after Romualdez paid a courtesy call.
Romualdez, with Cebu’s 6th district congressional candidate Lolypop Ouano, also wooed the support of more than 300 barangay officials of the 6th district of Cebu during the meet and greet and campaign sortie at Ouano Compound in Mandaue City Cebu.
Ouano and his brother Board Member Jonkie Ouano together with barangay officials pledged support for Tingog.
Tingog got a big boost also after popular television host and actress Karla Estrada joined fellow celebrity star Boy Abunda in endorsing the group to further push the development of Eastern Visayas.
Butuan City Officials led by Mayor Ronivic Lagnada and Vice Mayor Joboy Aquino as well as City Councilors and City Administrators have expressed support for Tingog.
The Samar Chapter of Liga ng mga Barangay also vowed to support Tingog.
Mabalacat City, Pampanga Mayor Crisostomo Garbo of Pampanga as well as the community leaders of all Visayans living in Mabalacat City also expressed support for Tingog.
Recently, Romualdez campaigned for the support of local residents of Barangay Opong, Tolosa Leyte during her house-to-house campaign.
She also delivered her “malasakit” (compassionate) message to more than 300 Tingog leaders, barangay and municipal officials of Burauen, Leyte during their meet and greet and campaign sortie.