The city of Bacolod held a commemorative program last night to reiterate its commitment on the global campaign against the death penalty.
Mayor Monico O. Puentevella signing his commitment to their pledge
City Councilor Anna Marie Palermo delivered the welcome remarks with Regional Director of the DOJ of the Pardons and Parole Board of Region 6, Ms. Charito A. Zamora giving a short background of the Cities of Life.
City Councilor El Cid M. Familiaran read the resolution relative to the city’s commitment to the global campaign.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella stated that he’s totally committed to the campaign and thanked the employees, the PNP, media and the civic-spirited citizens who attended the program.
City Councilor Sonya Verdeflor delivered the closing remarks.
The affair was highlighted by the replica marker lead by Mayor Puentevella with all the City Councilors present, followed by a candle ceremony.