BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN
Presidential aspirant former Senator Ferdinand Marcos and Vice-presidential hopeful Davao City Sara Duterte yesterday responded to the call for help of Negrenses by initially turning over the 500 sacks of rice and hundreds of cartons of canned goods and noodles for the typhoon victims in southern Negros.
In a dialog with Negros Occidental mayors and Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer, Marcos and Duterte Carpio listened to their concerns, especially those from badly affected municipalities and cities in 5th and 6th districts.
The tandem also promised more aid for the victims as soon as they can gather more donations.
League of Municipalities of the Philippines national president Luis Chavit Singson, mayor of Narvacan, Ilocus Sur, yesterday said that he also gave P50,000 each to 19 municipalities in Negros Occidental.
Singson said that majority of LMP members are supporting the Marcos-Duterte Carpio tandem.
Present at the dialogue were House Minority Leader Stephen Paduano. Deputy Speaker Martin Romualdez, Mayor Marxlen Dela Cruz of Don Salvador Benedicto, Mayor Mark Golez of Silay City, Mayor Nicholas Yulo of Bago City, Mayor Alejandro Mirasol of Binalbagan, Mayor Enrique Miravalles of Valladolid, Rhumyla Mangilimutan of La Castellana, Ella Garcia-Yulo of Moises Padilla, Gerry Rojas of Murcia, Raymund Tongson of Himamaylan City, Jilson Tubillara of San Enrique, EB Magalona Mayor Marvin Malacon, San Carlos City Mayor Renato Gustilo, Sagay Vice Mayor Narwin Javelosa and Isabela Vice Mayor Renato Malabor Jr.*