Leaders of Love Negros are set to meet on the 2016 elections, and the proposed unification with the United Negros Alliance will be part of the agenda, Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday.
Lacson, who is a member of Love Negros, said "The priority really is to unify both Love Negros and UNA to Love Negros First...but if it will happen, that remains to be seen."
The vice governor said he
hopes to convene a series of Love Negros
meetings starting next month.
is not at liberty to say what the position of the other Love Negros
leaders are on the unification move.
The governor said last month that he
would support a bid by Lacson
to run for congressman of the first district of Negros Occidental in 2016, and would not field an opponent against him.
Lacson said he thanked the governor for his endorsement.
There is no candidate who wants an opponent in an election, he
But running for congressman cannot be his
decision alone, it is something Love Negros
in the first district, led by Rep.
Julio Ledesma, will have to consider and decide on, Lacson
"He always listens to the sentiments of the leaders of Negros Occidental, he never dictates upon us who the candidate will be," Lacson
said of Cojuangco.
said the Sangguniang Panlalawigan which he
heads will continue to be responsive to the needs of the province.
"We will approve resolutions and ordinances as requested by the governor in a timely manner so that whatever has been set out for 2015, the governor will be able to carry out," he