POSTPONING the youth elections is tantamount to abolishing the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK), said SK Cebu City Federation John Phillip Po II.
The House of Representatives voted to postpone the SK elections from Oct. 28 this year to the last Monday of October 2016. There will be no holdover, which means the term for all SK representatives that are ex-oficio members of the Sanggunian will end. Read the rest of this entry
Governor-elect Hilario Davide III thanked Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday for meeting with him and for her efforts in ensuring a smooth turnover this week.
Davide said the governor was “very, very accommodating” and assured him of her prayers as he takes over the office she has held for nine years. Read the rest of this entry
FORMER Cebu City officials Alvin Garcia and Antonio Cuenco will be active in the Rama administration.
So will Councilors Jose Daluz III and Eduardo Rama Jr. whose terms will end on June 30. Read the rest of this entry
THE Cebu City Government’s P20-million warehouse, located at the South Road Properties (SRP), will be completed soon to provide proper storage for items like ballot boxes.
General Services Office Chief Rolando Ardosa said City Hall started building a 3,000-square meter warehouse last February. Read the rest of this entry
EVEN before he can assume office on July 1, Cebu City’s south district congressman-elect Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa is facing a disqualification case before the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
He is accused of unlawful electioneering, vote buying and illegal use of publication or survey. Read the rest of this entry
FOR the second time, former Compostela, Cebu mayor Ritchie Wagas filed last May 24 an election protest against Mayor Joel Quino, who was proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as winner in the May 13 election.
Quino was proclaimed last May 15 after garnering a total of 12,460 votes against Wagas’ 8,859 votes, or a margin of 3,601 votes. Read the rest of this entry
OVER 1,000 board of election inspectors (BEI) of seven local government units in Cebu Province have not received their cash cards where their honorariums will be deposited.
These towns include Badian (114 BEIs), Asturias (138), Dumanjug (153), Catmon (78) and Sibonga (117) and the cities of Carcar (209) and Toledo (369). Read the rest of this entry