A reelected municipal councilor from Dauis has expressed intent to run for the presidency of the Philippine Councilors’ League (PCL) – Bohol.
According to Clywin Bomediano, executive assistant of Dauis Mayor Miriam Sumaylo, two-term Councilor Vieto Racho is gunning for the top PCL post, which will earn him a seat at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP).
Racho and Sumaylo who were both reelected during the midterm polls on May 13 ran under the National Unity Party.
According to Bomediano, Racho was “really” interested in becoming PCL president as he has begun to form an alliance and a lineup for the group’s election.
Racho also started to woo other councilors to support his bid, said Bomediano.
The PCL president hopeful meanwhile awaited the endorsement of Governor-elect Arthur Yap who he supported during the midterm polls.
Racho is the first to show intent to run for the coveted post but he has yet to personally make a public statement regarding his plan.
If elected, Racho will be the second Dauis official to seat as an ex-officio Provincial Board member next to Sangguniang Kabataan provincial federated president Christian Bolos III.
Racho was reelected as the number two councilor of Dauis with 14,811 votes during the May 13 elections.
The PCL presidency will be vacated by Gloria Gementiza who ran for a seat at the SP but lost. (RT)