SAGAY City -- Mayor Alfredo Marañon, United Negros Alliance (UNA) gubernatorial candidate and his running mate sixth district Representative Genaro Alvarez and some of their fellow UNA bets signed the peace covenant Friday in Sagay City.
The signing was done in the presence of Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office (Noppo) Director Manuel Felix and some police officers.
Fourth District Representative Jeffrey Ferrer, Albee Benitez, third district congressional candidate, reelectionist second district Representative Alfredo Maranon III, Mayor Salvador Escalante, candidate for board member in the second district, Vice Governor Emilio Yulo III, candidate for board member at the fourth district, and reelectionist first district board member Renato Gustilo also signed the peace covenant.
Also present during the signing of the peace covenant at the Kauswagan Hall were Don Salvador Benedicto Mayor Marxlene dela Cruz, Mayor David Lacson of E.B. Magalona, Silay City Vice Mayor Mark Andrew Golez, Valladolid Mayor Romulo Yogore and Board Member Joben Alonzo.
He also clarified the issue of intimidation allegedly emanating from his camp saying, "There is no intimidation. We don't need to intimidate others because my victory is clear.Basi galing kay kon kis-a kon manug pierde ka nagapikon ka. Daw masyado bala ka singki sa imo (sometimes if you know you’re losing you get irritated or hot tempered”, Maranon stressed.
The allegation of intimidation was hurled by Maranon’s rival Rafael Coscolluella.
Felix on the other hand said there is no formal complaint in his office about the alleged intimidation.
He encourage the people or the politicians to immediately report to his office any intimidation related to the coming elections as the police will immediately take action on it.