Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte graced the event as keynote speaker of Malaybalay City’s 20th Charter Day program, held Thursday, March 22, 2018.

Mayor Duterte, a presidential daughter and lawyer by profession addressed her message of unity and support to the current administration’s advocacy especially in the campaign against illegal drugs.

As Vice Mayor of Davao in 2007-2010 and Mayor in 2010-2013, she emphasized the importance of every City to address poverty alleviation in which there is a correlation to strengthen the key areas in responsible parenting and family planning among its constituents.

The audience admired Mayor Duterte’s humility and simplicity as she was grateful for the opportunity to visit the City.

The event happened at the City Covered Court, Barangay 4 which more than 2,500 participants comprised of City Officials, employees and barangay officials had attended.

Also, the patriarch of the Province of Bukidnon, our esteemed Governor Jose Maria R. Zubiri, Jr., along with his son Senator Miguel Zubiri graced the momentous event, anchored in the theme, “Developing Malaybalay as a Proactive and Resilient City.”