San Fernando City Mayor Dong Gualberto on March 1 said he will to continue to serve the city despite his suspension.
The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) handed him a 90-day preventive suspension due to the alleged misuse of public funds in the rehabilitation of the city’s plaza.
The Court of Appeals’ (CA) earlier reversed the Ombudsman’s dismissal order against him.
“Wala tayong sasayanging araw at patuloy po tayong maglilingkod para sa San Fernando,” Gualberto said.
“Katulad ng dati, hindi natitigil at nalilimitahan ng posisyon sa gobyerno ang aking paninilbihan. Sa loob man o sa labas ng City Hall, ako ang inyong Manong Dong, handang tumulong at magbigay serbisyo sa inyong lahat,” he added.