in these municipal elections 2022, Rafael Lopez Aliaga became the mayor of Metropolitan Lima for the period 2023-2026. According to Supreme Decree No. 413-2019-EF, the Popular Renovation candidate is entitled to a monthly remuneration of S/15,600.
However, during the campaign for the municipal chair, the popular ‘Porky’ he made a promise regarding his salary as burgomaster of the capital.
Rafael López Aliaga: “I’m going to charge 10 soles, I’m not interested in money”
In an interview granted to Latina on September 16, Lopez Aliaga He stated that he was not interested in money and mentioned that, if he won in the elections, he would receive a symbolic salary.
“I have entered to serve my people, I do not want to receive a salary, I want to receive something symbolic. Only 10 soles so they don’t take me out of the electoral race, but I’m not interested in money. I am going to work for the people and rescue the concept of politics, which is so frowned upon in our country“, he claimed.
This was not the first time that he had similar claims, as he also made it on September 28. On that occasion, he also before the Latina cameras, but after a campaign rally: “I am going to require a salary, well, brother, I’m going to charge 10 soles, because I’m not interested. I come to serve my people, I’m sick of conventional politicians”.
It is important to mention that, despite these affirmations, since he won the mayoralty, the candidate of People’s Renewal He has not mentioned that possible reduction in salary again.
López Aliaga and the time he promised to donate his presidential salary
It should be remembered that during the 2021 presidential campaign, Rafael Lopez Aliaga promised to donate his salary as president. “When I am president of Peru I will not receive a single salary, I will donate everything to charitable organizations”he wrote on his social networks.
However, on that occasion the National Election Jury (JNE) temporarily excluded him from the contest, since he violated article 42 of the Law of Political Organizations (LOP), which indicates that “the promise, or the gift that exceeds 2 UIT has as an applicable legal consequence the exclusion of the candidate ” .
The 5 works promised by Rafael López Aliaga
Among the promises made by the Popular Renovation candidate, who was finally elected as the next mayor of Lima, 5 large-scale works stand out that he will have to build during his administration: train stations between Chosica and Callao, cable cars in North Lima, a university tram, artificial beaches and a fog catcher to provide water.