(Legazpi City, March 24, 2022) – Governor Al Francis C. Bichara attended the blessing and inauguration of the newly built Ligao City Hall and the commemoration of its Foundation Day as one of the honored guests, together with Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Ano, today, March 24.

Governor Bichara and Secretary Ano were graciously welcomed by Ligao City Mayor Patricia Gonzalez-Alsua and the other local government officials of the said city while celebrating and commemorating Ligao Day, March 24, at Barangay Binatagan, Ligao City.

Governor Bichara in his short message commended all the Ligao City officials for the continued success in celebrating the 21st Cityhood Anniversary and the full inauguration of the new city hall, which he lauded joyfully, and expressing his observation that it is a big and a commendable accomplishment.

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año showed his deep delight shown through a video presentation of the construction of the new Ligao City Hall, making him feel proud of its full completion at the end, expressing his elation and admiration in his message about the newly constructed City Hall.

The City of Ligao under the leadership of City Mayor Patricia Gonzalez-Alsua   commemorated the founding anniversary of the city which President Rodrigo Duterte has declared as a special non-working holiday for the City of Ligao that was made effective into law by R.A. No. 11113.

In the said blessing and commemoration, former Ligao City Mayor Linda Gonzalez and her husband, former 3rd District Congressman Fernando V. Gonzalez graced the occasion which was followed by a grand festivity.

Jose Briones/Kristel Abad, Albay PIO