THE SERBISYONG MALIKSI LEGACY
Imus City Mayor Maliksi
caps off his illustrious
career with a legacy of
service and excellence.
BY FRAULEIN OLAVARIO
PHOTOGRAPHY BY DANIEL SORIANO
As Emmanuel Maliksi faces the curtain call of his term as mayor of the City of Imus, he leaves the seat with nothing short of pride. After devoting over two decades to public service beginning in 2001, he peacefully recollects about his servant leadership with the conviction that he is leaving a legacy worth remembering.
“Handang-handa naman tayong [umalis sa puwesto] at masaya tayong nabigyan tayo ng pagkakataong makapagserbisyo. At noong nagserbisyo tayo, hindi naman tayo nagpabandying-bandying lang (I’m ready to leave my post and I’m glad that I was given the opportunity to serve. And as we served, we didn’t
lollygag),” Maliksi says.
At the onset of his first term as mayor in July 2007, Maliksi, through his seven-point agenda, immediately responded to his constituents’ needs by transforming Imus into one of the most progressive municipalities in the province of Cavite.
His comprehensive plan focused on job generation; livelihood generation; peace and order; education and health; culture and tourism; environment; and strengthening of ties between local government units (LGUs) and various non-government organizations (NGOs) for the betterment of Imuseños.
The richness of the cultural heritage of Imus— the site of two major Katipunan victories during the Philippine revolution against Spain—was not lost on Maliksi, who worked for the designation of Imus as the Flag Capital of the Philippines.....