Rama still not joining Cebu City candidates debate
CEBU CITY, Philippines – His decision remains.
Former Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that he is not joining the May 6 candidates debate organized by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter.
“I have made my position very clear and I have said (that) with all circumstances including the postponement (of the debate schedule to May 6), all the more reason I should not engage in debates,” Rama, the vice mayoral candidate of Barug PDP-Laban, said in a phone interview with CDN Digital.
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IBP first announced an April 22 schedule for the debate but later on moved it to May 6.
For Mayor Tomas Osmeña, the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) mayoral candidate, Rama’s refusal to attend the political debate is a manifestation of his cowardice.
“Liebella (Vice Mayor Edgar Labella), you have an extra 2 weeks to convince your running mate to stop being a coward and join the debate. You ask whatever you want, I ask whatever I want. The entire event will be broadcast live on radio, TV, and social media, so please keep singing to a minimum 🎤 🎶,” Osmeña said in a Facebook post at around 8 a.m. today, April 22. /dcb
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