By Helen Castaño | 09:25 AM August 24, 2021
Tubigon Mayor William Jao has emerged as one of the “Top 5 Municipal Mayors” in the Central Visayas, according to an independent, non-commissioned survey.
The survey by the RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc (RPMDinc) was based on face-to-face interviews with 10,000 respondents conducted from August 1-10, 2021, who were asked to rate their respective mayors regarding overall job performance for the year 2020.
Jao placed positioned second with 66 percentage mark in Central Visayas.
Mayor Christina Garcia-Frasco of Liloan, Cebu with 70 percentage points job performance rating was the Top Municipal Mayor in Central Visayas. The 3rd spot was achieved by Mayor Alex Binghay of Balamban, Cebu with 58 percentage mark while Mayor Richard Quezon of Siquijor, Siquijor 4th with 57 percent rating. The 5th position was obtained by Mayor Mayor Marianne Gustilo of Vallehermoso, Negros Oriental with 55 percentage vote.
“The ratings and rankings are greatly dependent on their job performances. The expectations and duties of the Mayors are extensive that encompasses several roles being the local Chief Executive —supervise and implement all policies and programs, projects and services of the LGU. Enforce all laws and ordinances in relation to the governance of the city. Initiate and maximize the generation of resources and revenues and use these for implementing plans. Most importantly, addressing and responding to the effects of the covidl9 pandemic—-those who ranked no. 1-5 should be recognized and commended for performing well,” said Dr. Paul Martinez, executive director of RPMD.
The “RPMD Public Satisfaction Survey” conducted by RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc. is an independent, non-commissioned nationwide survey and performed per district/city in every region with a total of 10,000 respondents.