Sta. Ana, Pampanga—Banking on the support of business and professional groups, lawyer and businessman Dennis Pangan and his entire slate trooped to the Commission on Elections here Tuesday and filed their respective certificates of candidacy.
Pangan is gunning for the mayoralty post in tandem with former mayor Rommel ‘Omeng’ Concepcion who will run for vice mayor under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC).
Four aspiring councilors, Tek Concepcion, Greg Del Rosario, Ephraim Matias and Oday Nacpil, completed the Pangan-Concepcion slate.
Pangan is the president of Holy Cross College and founder of the law firm Pangan and Associates.
He worked as a professor and Bar reviewer at the Far Eastern University, University of the East and Adamson College in Manila and served as head of the San Beda College of Law legal aid clinic.
Pangan will challenge incumbent mayor Rose Gamboa while Concepcion will be pitted againt Vice Mayor Soy Guevarra.
Meanwhile, Allan Policarpio, president of the Floridablanca Doctors Hospital, filed his certificate of candidacy as mayor of the Floridablanca town.
It will be a three-corner fight between Policarpio, incumbent mayor Darwin Manalastas and ex-mayor Eduardo Guerrero.