Gringo Honasan’s Platforms & Accomplishments | May 2022 Elections

Gringo Honasan’s platforms if he wins Senator & his accomplishments

GRINGO HONASAN’S PLATFORMS – Here are the accomplishments of Gringo Hoasan and the things he promises to do if he gets elected as Senator in the May 2022 Elections.

Gregorio Ballesteros Honasan II was first elected to the Senate in 1995. The most recent government position that he held was as the secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology secretary and this is from 2019 to 2021.

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Gringo Honasan is the eldest child of Col. Romeo Honasan and Alice Ballesteros, an educator from Sorsogon. He dreamed to be a priest and a doctor but his father advised him to apply to the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) for a free college education. For four years, he was the class president and in 1971, he graduated as Class Baron or First Captain, the highest leadership and aggregate award given by the institution.

In 1981, he got his Master’s Degree at the Asian Institute of Management. He was the Aide-de-camp of then-Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile from 1974 to the 1980s. Gringo Honasan is married to Jane Umali Honasan, a medical technologist, and they have five children.


Serving as a Senator, Honasan has contributed to various legislations such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, National Security Policy, Disaster Risk Reduction Management, and Solid Waste Management. He is also the main proponent of the Freedom of Information or People’s Ownership of Government Information (POGI) Bill. Honasan also proposed a Mini Marshall Plan for peace and development in Mindanao.

While he was serving as the DICT Secretary, he continued implementing the National Broadband Plan, the Free WiFi program, cybersecurity, and the national government portal. He also regularized the majority of the DICT workforce.


  • Increase the budget for digital connectivity
  • Connect the government with those who are farthest, poorest, and smallest members of the nation
  • Expand School Feeding Program (RA 11037) to have products from farmers
  • Lower fuel price
  • Self-sufficiency in every city to create more job opportunities

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