By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr.
SORSOGON CITY, 02Sept2013 (BicolToday.com) – Among the 98 councilors present at the residence of Senator Chiz Escudero in Barangay Buhatan this city, majority of the members of the 5th city council of Sorsogon were in attendance.
The group together with city vice-mayor Ma. Charo Dichoso, were the same group who were summoned by the vice-mayor in a caucus early July to discuss the request of the senator to vote for his uncles’s bid as PCL president. BicolToday.com informant revealed at that time that the vice-mayor called them for a hastily arrange afternoon meeting for the purpose.
This issue was run by BicolToday.com (23July2013) which the vice-mayor denied in an interview with this writer.
Together with the vice-mayor are councilors. Emmanuel Diolata, Roque Divina, Larry Dioneda of Bacon District, Walter Lubiano and Ellen Jamisola of East District, Aldin Ayo and Roger Jebulan of the West District and ABC Federation president Ruben Lagco. Noel Dreu IV, SK Federation chair was also counted.
With their presence, councilors of other towns commented that city council members work in block as evidence by the leadership of Vice-Mayor Dichoso. [BicolToday.com]