Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on email
Email

Bing not ready to attend to politics amid pandemic

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO

Bacolod Mayor Evelio “Bing” Leonardia said yesterday that he is not yet ready to entertain politics since the health and safety of the people are on top of his priorities during this time of the pandemic.

This was the mayor’s reaction after calls for the former solon and now Capitol consultant, Alfredo Benitez, to run for mayor of Bacolod City surfaced on social media.

The calls came weeks after a campaign for Benitez to run for senator in the 2022 synchronized elections also surfaced on Facebook.

“We know how serious the pandemic is and this needs my full time and attention. So I am not yet ready to attend to politics. I want to ensure the safety and health of the people first,” Leonardia said. “This is a gigantic and very challenging job,” Leonardia said, so he wants to give it his full attention and he does not want to talk about politics or the next election yet, he added.*

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on email
Email
ARCHIVES

Read Article by date

June 2022
MTWTFSS
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930 

Get your copy of the Visayan Daily Star everyday!

Avail of the FREE 30-day trial.