Philreca partylist group vis­its Pelco I

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MEX­ICO, Pam­panga— The philreca partylist group vis­ited over the week­end the Pam­panga I Elec­tric Co­op­er­a­tive, Inc. (Pelco I) main of­fice and con­ducted a di­a­logue with the power dis­tri­bu­tion firm’s man­age­ment and em­ploy­ees.

The said po­lit­i­cal group, or­ga­nized by the Philip­pine Ru­ral Elec­tric Co­op­er­a­tive As­so­ci­a­tion, an or­ga­ni­za­tion of 121 elec­tric co­op­er­a­tives all over the coun­try, was ac­cred­ited by the Com­mis­sion on Elec­tions (Com­elec) thus en­ti­tling it to join this year’s forth­com­ing midterm election.

Pres­ley De Je­sus, a na­tive of Apalit town and first nom­i­nee of the said partylist, dis­cussed the need to pro­tect elec­tric co­op­er­a­tives from be­ing taken over by pri­vate in­vestors who aims for big­ger prof­its which re­sults into higher elec­tric­ity rates. He like­wise stressed the ad­van­tages of an elec­tric co­op­er­a­tive pro­vid­ing elec­tric­ity to con­sumers rather than pri­vate en­ti­ties.

The said group also dis­cussed their ad­vo­ca­cies of pro­tect­ing the rights and in­ter­ests of elec­tric­ity con­sumers against the power in­dus­try’s threats in­clud­ing pri­va­ti­za­tion ef­forts.

Mean­while, Pelco I’s board of di­rec­tors wel­comed the said group while ap­pre­ci­at­ing the ef­forts of Philreca in ad­vo­cat­ing for the wel­fare of mem­ber­con­sumers of elec­tric co­op­er­a­tives.

Pelco I Board Pres­i­dent Engr. Edgardo Sagum and Pelco I Gen­eral Man­ager Engr. Lo­liano Al­las rec­og­nized the thrusts of po­lit­i­cal groups aim­ing for the pro­tec­tion of elec­tric co­op­er­a­tives against the chal­lenges faced by the elec­tri­fi­ca­tion ind u st r y.



PUSH­ING FOR PHILRECA. Pelco I board of di­rec­tors raise their hands to­gether with Philreca PartyList nom­i­nees headed by Pres­ley De Je­sus, Reynaldo Vil­lanueva and Atty. Glo­ria Cor­rales.—

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