Watch: Senators Impressed with Mayor Isko's Brilliant Ideas on How to Solve Mayor's Problems

The Senators of the Republic were impressed with the brilliant ideas of Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno on his suggestions how to solved the problems the Mayors in different parts of the country are facing right now.

Mayor Isko Moreno shared his brilliant suggestions during a meeting with some senators and the DILG wherein he was one of the resource persons. The Mayor was asked by Sen. Tolentino on what prompted him to perform beyond the call of duty and inspired all LGU's to follow his lead in serving the Local Government.

During the invitation of Mayor Isko he revealed that he was just following some orders on how to be a responsible local chief executive.

He cited a ruling by the Supreme Court that says "Road, alleys, boulevards, are beyond the commerce of men." For so many years he learned those orders during his stint as a law student.

Mayor Isko also stated that about the general welfare clause of the Local Government Code of 1991 that says "Every local government unit shall exercise the powers expressly granted, those necessarily implied therefrom, as well as powers necessary, appropriate, or incidental for its efficient and effective governance, and those which are essential to the promotion of the general welfare."

The Mayor of Manila stated that before his technical explanations, he wanted to explained the problems in Manila through the real situations on the ground, as he give a particular situations involving the locals of Manila.

The leadership example of Mayor Isko Moreno was also part of his campaign promise to change Manila and for so many interviews he was asked on what he will do once elected.

Watch the Suggestions of Mayor Isko to the Senate:

Mayor Isko revealed that when saying he will clean up Manila, it's not a metaphor but it was a literal things to do. "Talaga pong paliliguan namin ang Manila, dahil nga ho ang Maynila ay naging dugyot, naging banilin, libagin, parang there is no government." Mayor Isko stated.

Due to the facts that everybody wanted a piece of the enterprise, whether politicians or individuals in Manila, so Mayor Isko decided to put order in the streets of Manila.

Mayor Moreno also revealed that in just three weeks of his success as Mayor of Manila, the city government just spent around P120,000-P150,000 just to clear and clean the streets of Manila as well as prominent heritage sites of the city.

One of the brilliant suggestions made by Mayor Isko is for the Mayors of Manila as well as any local government units not to accept bribes from any individuals within their jurisdictions.

The modus of bribery was also revealed by the Mayor, he stated that bribery started in the Barangay until the Mayor of the City. The Senate should filed a basic law that automatically, the Barangay Chairman should be held liable once a modus will exist in a certain Barangay.

He also urged the DILG to automatically held liable the Barangay Captain.

Source: Manila PIO

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