Narvacan Mayor Chavit Singson, League of Municipalities of the Philippines president, slammed the recent ambush attempt against Masiu Mayor Nasser Pangandaman, Jr.
The Ilocos Norte politiko said he was “outraged” by the slay try.
“We are saddened and outraged that our local chief executives are put in harm’s way in the fulfillment of their mandate as public servants,” Singson said.
He also called on the Philippine National Police to conduct a swift investigation on the case.
“We need to assure our Local Chief Executives that we can go through our official duties without fearing for our lives,” Singson said.