Will Bacolod Mayor Leonardia join jump to PDP-Laban? Find out Oct 1


Will Bacolod City Evelio Leonardia join more than 90 Negros Occidental officials in jumping over to President Rodrigo Duterte’s PDP-Laban?

Leonardia said he will announce by Oct. 1 whether he will indeed leave the Nationalist Peoples Coalition for PDP-Laban, Sun.Star reported.

For now, he said he has consulted NPC officials as well as Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran and Rep. Greg Gasataya on the matter.

“It is not yet final and things will be settled on or before of October 1,” he said (

On October 1, some 94 officials led by Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. will take their oath as members of PDP-Laban in Bacolod City.

PDP-Laban Negros Island Region secretary general Yves Akol earlier said Leonardia may be open to joining them.