Cebu Vice Governor Hilario Davide III to seek reelection, this time as running mate of former Department of Tourism Secretary Ace Durano, who also announced that he is running for governor yesterday, September 30, 2021.
Davide in a statement said that he decided to seek another term because for him, Ace would be an ideal running mate as they have the same brand of leadership and priority programs.
Davide said that it has been a longtime that he had known Ace whom he described as someone who is upright, sincere, humble, cool and has the capacity to be a good leader among the Cebuanos.
The vice governor added that Ace’s track record as former DOT secretary and former Fifth Congressional District representative speaks for itself.
Davide has served as Cebu governor for two terms from 2013 to 2019, made health the number one priority under his development agenda.
During his two terms as governor, Davide has allocated a big chunk of the Cebu Provincial government’s budget for health programs and projects, including the improvement of provincial and district hospitals as well as the hiring of more health workers.
(By: April Therese Tan)