The Inaugural and oath taking ceremonies of the new set of municipal officials was held last June 29,2013 at the Parc Regency Club House, Barangay Balabag, Pavia, Iloilo.
The occasion was attended by Senator Franklin M. Drilon, Governor Arthur D. Defensor, Sr., and Provincial Administrator Dr. Raul Banias.
Also present in the said ceremony were the different municipal officials of the Second Congressional District of Iloilo. Government and non government agencies, barangay officials, private citizens and families of the elected officials were also present to witness this memorable event.
The Strumz Band headed by Miss. Daphne Jontarciego led the invocation and the singing of the National Anthem. Right after, SB Members Mark Anthony Sotomil, Jenny Sayat-Servidad, Luigi Gorriceta, Precilla Trimañez, Ervin Gerochi and Danilo Hubag took their oath before Senator Franklin M. Drilon. They were followed by Mayor Michael B. Gorriceta and Congressman Arcadio H. Gorriceta.
Mayor Michael B. Gorriceta, then gave his inaugural address thanking everyone for their support and Congressman Arcadio H. Gorriceta also talked about how he will continue the race towards progress and prosperity in all eight municipalities of the Second District of Iloilo.