Kalinga Governor Jocel Baac is running for the province’s congressional seat in 2019.
The Kalinga politiko said he waited for the results of surveys and consultations before he made the decision to run.
“The results were all unanimous and to reciprocate this desire and sentiments of the majority, I now officially declare my intention to run for Congress in the 2019 elections,” he said.
Baac said his experience and achievements as Kalinga’s chief executive will help him in Congress.
“With this wealth of expertise and humble experience in the field of efficient governance, I am appealing before you to be with me in solidarity in this cause to Congress,” he said.