Silay City councilor elected PCL-NegOcc prexy


Silay City councilor Ryan Gamboa was elected president of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL)-Negros Occidental Chapter.

Gamboa, a candidate of the ruling Love Negros, garnered 179 votes beating Sagay City councilor Arthur Marañon of the United Negros Alliance, who got 148.

The win earned the councilor of Silay – son of the late vice governor Romeo Gamboa – a seat as ex-officio member of the Provincial Board.

“I share this blessing with my family, my friends, my party mates, and all those who believed in and supported me throughout this entire endeavor,” said Gamboa.
According to him, the son of former governor Alfredo Marañon congratulated him.

Also elected were Julius Martin Asistio (La Carlorta City), vice president; Rey Cordova (Ilog), secretary-general; Julie Ann Vasquez (Himamaylan City), treasurer; Miguel Zayco (Kabankalan City), auditor; Audie Malaga (Victorias City), public relations officer; and Virgie Pastor (Escalante City), business manager.

The federation directors included Janet Villafranca (Himamaylan City); Armando Alvarez (Valladolid); Vicente Perez (Cauayan); Lorlan Evangelista (Hinoba-an); Rolin Albert Meliton (Talisay City); Victor Michael Javellana (Bago City); Elizabeth Andrino (Manapla); and Mikaela Escalante (Manapla).