SAN JOSE, ANTIQUE: Amid the destabilization efforts exerted by the camp of former governor Exequiel Javier, newly installed Gov. Rhodora Cadiao is appealing for Antiqueños to be sober and “just ignore the press statements” issued by the disqualified leader.
“Let’s move on and work for our own sake and for the sake of our children and the future generation because what we do today will have major effects on what will become of Antique in the future,” Governor Cadiao said.
Cadiao further said, “Let’s have trust in our provincial government because we are here to serve you. Rest assured my administration only has your best interest in mind.” She said she is thankful of the full support of Vice Governor Edgar Denosta.
“Vice Governor Denosta and I are constantly coordinating with each other so that we will have a smooth transition. You see, there should be harmony between the executive and legislative department for us to really be able to serve the needs of our people,” she said.
“I pray that soon, former Governor Javier and his minions will accept the fact that I am now Governor and Denosta is our Vice Governor just as ordered by the Comelec which was implemented by the DILG,” she said.
Cadiao issued this appeal in the light of the continuing efforts of former Governor Javier and his followers to demoralize the Antiqueños through the latter’s radio station which is continuously replaying the press statement of former Governor Javier through Efren Esclavilla.
“The best thing that former Governor Javier should do is wait for the Supreme Court to act on his petition there questioning the Comelec decision. Meanwhile that there is no Supreme Court ruling, he should keep quiet and allow peace to reign in our province. We have enough of the last two weeks of misleading reports in his radio station,” Vice Gov. Cadiao further said.
Meanwhile, the newly-installed Governor Cadiao and Vice Governor Denosta will lead the Antique delegation to the West Visayas Regional Athletic Association Meet to be held in Kalibo, Aklan starting on Sunday, Feb. 8.
“I think some of the Board members will also be going there to give our athletes moral support and to show everyone that we are together in this challenging time,” Cadiao said. PNA