Lac­son: UNegA-Love Ne­gros merger hold­ing up

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Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal Vice Gover­nor Eu­ge­nio Jose Lac­son yes­ter­day af­firmed the merger be­tween Love Ne­gros and the United Ne­gros Al­liance (UNegA) is hold­ing up.

He said the two lo­cal po­lit­i­cal coali­tions have reached agree­ment on cer­tain ar­eas and con­tinue to have a goal of im­ple­ment­ing the merger down ticket.

How­ever, af­ter Hi­ma­may­lan City and Si­lay City were ear­lier iden­ti­fied as ar­eas where the two sides would be at odds, the gu­ber­na­to­rial hope­ful said To­boso is also be­ing con­sid­ered a “con­flict area,” with in­cum­bent Mayor Richard Jao­joco ex­pected to face a chal­lenger.

Mean­while, both in­cum­bent La Castel­lana Mayor Rhumyla Ni­cor Mangilimu­tan and Is­abela Mayor Joselito Mal­a­bor ap­pear to be run­ning un­op­posed./

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