4 vil­lage chiefs likely to run for coun­cilor

Cebu Daily News - - NEWS - /RE­PORTER MOREXETTE MARIE B. ERRAM

FOUR in­cum­bent barangay cap­tains were re­port­edly in­cluded in the lineup of can­di­dates for city coun­cilor in the May 2019 elec­tions.

They are Michael Ga ca san( Guadalupe ), Philip Zafra (Tisa), Kirk Bryan Re­pollo (Inayawan), and Niña Ma­batid (Mabolo).

Zafra, in a phone in­ter­view with CEBU DAILY NEWS, con­firmed he was as­pir­ing to make a come back in the City Coun­cil un­der the Barug-

PDP La­ban group. Zafra was a for­mer pres­i­dent of the As­so­ci­a­tion of Barangay Coun­cils in Cebu City and an ex­of­fi­cio mem­ber of the City Coun­cil from 2013 to 2018.

Ma­batid and Ga­casan, on the other hand, con­firmed they were of­fered a slot in the coun­cilors lineup by Barug and Bando Os­meña Pun­dok Kauswa­gan (BOPK) re­spec­tively, but they have yet to de­cide on the mat­ter.

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