BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City expressed its deepest sympathy and condolences to the bereaved family of former councilor Lyndon Caña who passed away on November 4.
On November 4, the City of Bacolod was saddened of the passing away of Caña, a former member of the SP who served from 2001 to 2007, a resolution authored by Councilors Simplicia Distrito, Dindo Ramos, Al Victor Espino and Bartolome Orola, Sr., said.
During his time as a member of the SP, Caña had the most authored ordinances and resolutions that focused on diverse issues and sectors ranging from the welfare of the youth, marginalized sector, education, agriculture and health, the resolution said.
His expertise and dedication as a member of the SP was proven by his perfect attendance and brilliancy in giving his ideas or insights on matters raised before the Council. Also, he was awarded and recognized as one of the Most Outstanding Councilors of the Philippines by the Philippine Councilors’ League, the Junior Chamber International Philippines, and the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines, it said.
The resolution said Caña, aside from being a topnotch Bacolod councilor, was also a proficient civic leader and a committed servant of God.
Caña is the epitome of a public servant that possess moral, professional and academic excellence that his ways have inspired and touched so many people not just here in the City of Bacolod but from other places as well, it said.
Until his death, Caña remained to each one of us as a dear friend, a favorite colleague, an inspiring leader, a responsible son, a concerned brother, a caring father and a loving husband, the resolution added.*