BY JOEL CALAMBA ESCOL, Managing Editor
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Former City Councilor Ma Lourdes “Candy” Darimbang of this city took her oath of office with Court of Appeals Justice Secretary Marie Christine A. Jacob, as a new member of the Board of Directors, Land Bank of the Philippines Resource and Development Corporation.
Darimbang was appointed by no less than President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, it was learned.
In her FB post, Darimbang said Justice Secretary Jacob also sworned him as the number one City Councilor of Cagayan de Oro in 2013.
“With this presidential appointment, it is with great pride and very heartwarming to have been appointed by no less than our President RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE through the personal endorsement of Senator CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE T. GO,” she narrated.
She also said “My heartfelt gratitude to Executive Secretary SALVADOR MEDIALDEA for the March 6th invitation where I was supposed to be sworn in with my new post but weather conditions denied my presence in his office.
Darimbang also thanked former Phividec Administrator and CDO Mayoralty candidate JOSE GABRIEL ‘POMPEE’ LA VIÑA and NCMF Secretary GENE MAMONDIONG, for recognizing her best efforts and the opportunity to work with the present government for the welfare of the people.