Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu said in a Facebook post that he will not take the recall result to court after over 900,000 people chose to oust him in a historic vote last Saturday. That means he will be relieved of his duties within days. In his last municipal administrative meeting. Han seized the opportunity to list his achievements and urge citizens to continue with their lives. Meanwhile, Han's supporters have been planning to stage a protest outside the Presidential Office this weekend.
Officials of different bureaus and departments within the Kaohsiung City Government applauded when they saw Han Kuo-yu stepped into the room. Han wanted everyone to speak their minds as it is his last time to preside over the municipal administrative meeting.
Please speak up if you have good advice for the current or the future development of Kaohsiung.
The meeting lasted for about 40 minutes before Han stepped downstairs for a group photo with the city government members. Many supporters of his also showed up at the Municipal Center to offer their encouragement.
Mayor Han, keep going!
Many supporters who were standing on the sidelines were quite emotional. Han Kuo-yu gave a speech after the photo shoot.
We've fought the pandemic for the first half of 2020. From the first day of the Lunar New Year up till now, the domestic infection rate in Kaohsiung has been zero. According to the rule of thumb in the past, we've emphasized on the prevention of the dengue fever and the infection rate of that has been zero as well.
As his days in office are numbered, the outgoing mayor would not forget to take this opportunity to mention his achievements. He also urged people to move on with their lives.
The Mayor was recalled. The City Council Speaker took his own life because he was worried about the development of Taiwan's democratic politics and the future of Kaohsiung. These were unprecedented events in the democratic history of Taiwan. Kaohsiung citizens have been depressed and disturbed, but I hope everyone can calm down and find the inner peace.
Supporters who are having difficulties accepting the result of the recall have applied for the use of the Ketagalan Boulevard on June 13 and 14 to demand justice.
On June 8, I have applied for the use of the Ketagalan Boulevard. This is to protest against the shame in democracy and mourn over Speaker Hsu Kun-yuan.
The Central Election Commission has announced that the Central Government need to assign an acting mayor after the recall of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu by June 12. The KMT Caucus in the Kaohsiung City Council has decided to end the regular meetings early on the 10th and cancel the Municipal General Inquiry so that the acting mayor will not need to be interpellated.