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Valenzuela mayor takes strong stand vs. 'fixers'

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Valenzuela City Mayor WES Gatchalian wasted no time in addressing a recent incident of falsification within the city, emphasizing the city's zero-tolerance policy against "fixers." The incident, which occurred on May 22, 2023, involved the production of fake documents for electric meter installation, orchestrated by a hired "fixer."

Upon discovering the fraudulent activity, the electric company promptly alerted the Office of the Building Official in Valenzuela City, seeking legal action against those involved. In response, Mayor WES Gatchalian swiftly convened a meeting with the individuals implicated in the incident, ensuring a thorough briefing and pre-investigation process.

Mayor WES Gatchalian expressed his firm commitment to upholding the law and maintaining a transparent and efficient system in Valenzuela City. He stressed the convenience and hassle-free experience provided by the city's #PaspasPermit system for acquiring necessary documents, underscoring the importance of following the proper legal procedures.


The mayor's immediate response to the incident aimed to send a clear message to all residents and individuals engaging in fraudulent activities that there will be no tolerance for such behavior. Mayor WES Gatchalian resolved the situation swiftly and emphasized that this incident should serve as a stern warning to anyone contemplating circumventing the legal process.

The city of Valenzuela remains dedicated to ensuring the integrity of its systems and protecting the interests of its residents. Mayor WES Gatchalian's proactive approach and commitment to transparency and accountability are aimed at fostering a safe and trustworthy environment for all Valenzuela City residents.

Mayor WES Gatchalian's firm stance against "fixers" sends a resounding message that fraudulent activities will not be tolerated in Valenzuela City. The incident serves as a reminder that the city's #PaspasPermit system is in place to facilitate convenient and lawful document acquisition. Valenzuela City remains steadfast in its commitment to upholding the law, and individuals who attempt to circumvent legal processes will face the consequences of their actions.

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