CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and officers of the Vice Governors’ League of the Philippines will meet today to clear the air, after Vice Gov. Gregorio Sanchez Jr. tried to get the league’s support.

Last Tuesday, league officers received from Sanchez a draft resolution denouncing the governor’s alleged encroachment of the vice governor’s authority.

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Cagayan Vice Gov. Leonidas Fausto, league president, said the league may take a common stand, which they’ll discuss in an executive board meeting in Cebu next month.

Governor Garcia, in a press conference yesterday, advised the vice governors’ league not to intervene in the vice governor’s “intramurals” and to analyze the situation carefully.

If Sanchez indeed drafted a proposed resolution, Garcia said the governors’ league also expressed their willingness to back her up.

“I do not need to become a crybaby and make this a national issue,” Garcia said.

Sanchez, in the draft resolution, cited the removal of consultants from his office, as well as control over the Legislative Assistance Fund, as proof of the governor’s encroachment on his authority as vice governor and presiding officer of the Provincial Board.

In a statement, the vice governor said: “This is not between Gwendolyn Garcia and Greg Sanchez, but the position of the vice governor. Walang personalan…I will fight for the freedom and rights of my department; it is separate and independent from the executive department.”

Expected at the meeting today are Vice Gov. Fausto and a former league president, Vice Gov. Miguel Maamo.