We are very sad to tell you that Victorio Palangdan, the beloved Mayor of Itogon, Benguet, passed away too soon. On February 9, 2023, Mayor Palangdan died. He left behind a legacy of hard work for the public good and a strong commitment to his community. Victorio Palangdan was a man with many skills and a real leader who spent his whole life helping the people he represented. He got his master’s degree in agriculture from Mountain Agricultural College and then went on to become a lawyer.
The cause of death was found to be a heart attack, which was a surprise because he had never been diagnosed with any health problems before. His death has left a hole that will be hard to fill, and people will not soon forget what he did for the community. Mayor Palangdan was more than just a politician. He was a friend, a teacher, and a role model to many. People liked him because he was easy to talk to and willing to listen to and help them.
In 2021, Mayor Palangdan filed his certificate of candidacy for congressman with the Independent Benguet Party. He was ready to continue his work on a bigger stage. People in Benguet loved and respected him because he cared deeply about helping the community and was always working to help it grow and improve. The sudden death of Mayor Palangdan has shocked the whole town, and everyone who knew him is very sad about it.
His wide range of skills and knowledge made him an important part of Benguet’s political scene. Mayor Palangdan got into politics for the first time in 2013. His dedication and hard work quickly earned him respect and support from the people who live in his district. From 2001 to 2010, he was on the Board of Directors of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) and worked as a Farm Management Technologist II at the Provincial Agriculturist’s office. In 2017, he also won the National Organic Achiever’s Award.
He always put the needs of the people he represented first, and his work has changed the lives of many people for the better. His death has caused people all over the country to feel sad and send their condolences. People have used social media to talk about how sad they are and to show their support for his family and friends. People will remember Mayor Palangdan as a true leader who worked hard for his community and inspired and pushed others to do great things.