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Vice Gov: No Reason to Declare RevGov

Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio ‘Bong’ Lacson said in a radio interview yesterday, that he sees no reason for President Rodrigo Duterte to declare a revolutionary government. This was based on the earlier statement of the President that he might declare a revolutionary government.

Maybe this is the strategy of the President to counter those who plan to overthrow his leadership, the Vice Governor said.

“Hence, let Congress go ahead in their discussion about federalism,” he said.

‘Prove Drug Claims vs. Me,’ Vice Gov. Lacson Dares Jailed Huelar

Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson challenged former Barangay 35 Capt. Manuel Huelar, who is in jail for drug raps, to “prove” his allegations that he is a drug addict.

NEGROS OCC. VICE GOVERNOR BONG LACSON reads his statement and answers questions from the media, as he calls on jailed drug suspect and former Brgy. 35 (Bacolod) Captain Maue Huelar to prove his claims that the VG is a drug user. Lacson, in yesterday’s press conference, said in his decades in public service, he was never involved nor tagged in illegal drugs.*(Arman Toga photo)

Bong Brings Down Own ‘Oversized’ Tarps

With the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) admitting that it lacks manpower to go after illegally posted campaign materials, Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said he had voluntarily brought down the large tarpaulin bearing his photos in Bacolod’s major streets.

Mayor Monico Puentevella being mobbed by his supporters during the MKK Partido Bacolod grand opening salvo last Monday, March 28, 2016 at the Bacolod Public Plaza*.

NPC Negros Looking for Timing to Recruit More Members

The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) in Negros Occidental is “looking for the opportune time” to recruit more members into the party, Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said.

Lacson said that they are aware that there will be a mass oath-taking of 9,000 new members into the ruling PDP-Laban on October 5 in Victorias City.

“Maybe after the mass oath taking we will see if there are still available politicians willing to transfer to NPC,” the Vice Governor pointed out.

Lacson denied that he is the new provincial chairman of the NPC.

Vice Gov. Lacson Hints on 2019 Poll Scenario

Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson yesterday hinted on the more likely political scenario in the province in 2019.

Lacson, acknowledged as the “strongest successor” for governor in 2019, said Friday’s meeting between him and 3rd District Congressman Alfredo Abelardo “Albee” Benitez, along with other Love Negros (LN) officials, was a positive one.