This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, April 4, 2016
Digong gets support of One Cebu.
After ditching vice-president Jejomar Binay, One Cebu has thrown its support behind Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte, promising to give him a one-million lead in Cebu.
The unqualified support of One Cebu for Duterte is expected to significantly boost his presidential bid. This may turn out to be the start of a bandwagon effect as other parties and politicians across the country may follow suit and switch loyalties and adopt him as their presidential candidate. One Cebu press statement.
Mike cries politics over PRO7 re-shuffle.
Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama said politics is behind the change of command at the Police Regional Office 7, five weeks before the elections. Chief Supt. Patrocinio Comendador Jr. will replace Chief. Supt. Manuel Gaerlan as PRO 7 head starting April 4.
It is the changing of guards that I will consider detestable, appaling and scandalous. There should be no changing anymore. What is needed now is stability and continuity. Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama.
Airport workers told to remain neutral.
A DAY after DOTC secretary Joseph Abaya campaigned for Mar Roxas, the MCIAA issued a memorandum reminding workers to remain neutral and not engage in partisian politics.
No office, or employees in the civil service shall engage, directly or indirectily, in any electioneering or partisian political campaign,” MCIA general manager Paul Villarete.
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