CONSOLACION Mayor Teresa Alegado trusts the change of Mandaue City into a solitary congressional locale will likewise profit her town and Cordova.
Mandaue City and the regions of Cordova and Consolacion involve the 6th region.
With Mandaue City out of the locale, the two towns will part supports originating from the National Government, she said..
"Sa amo pud, makahimo na mi og dagkong proyekto kay extra man na (This implies we can take a shot at greater undertakings since we have extra assets)," Alegado said.
President Rodrigo Duterte marked Republic Act (RA) 11257 last April 5, pronouncing Mandaue City as a solitary locale. The law was composed by Rep. Jonas Cortes (Cebu, sixth locale), a contender for civic chairman in Mandaue City in the midterm decisions on Monday, May 13.
What will happen to hopefuls of the 6th congressional region of Cebu since Mandaue City is a solitary congressional region?
As per Acting Provincial Elections Supervisor Jerome Brillantes, his office will sit tight for the Commission on Elections en banc to issue a goals giving the principles and guidelines on the issue.
Pending the issuance of a goals, Brillantes said they will push through with the direct of the races on Monday.
"In the event that there's no goals issued by the Commission on that respect, the decisions will proceed. I will simply sit tight for the goals originating from the en banc," he told columnists in a meeting on Wednesday, May 8.
Alegado said Cebu merits more seats in the House of Representatives.
"We should be qualified for in excess of 10 locale," she said.
The territory as of now has 10 situates in the House—first to seventh areas of Cebu, north and south locale of Cebu City and the solitary region of Lapu-Lapu City, which was a piece of the 6th region until 2009.
Alegado said it is helpful to Cebu to make progressively congressional areas.
"Maayo man gyud buakon (It is smarter to separate the locale). Masilbihan nila ang (They can serve their) constituents as far as their needs and as far as ventures originating from the National Government," she said.
As far as it matters for him, Cortes said Cebu just had seven locale amid the governorship of Sergio Osmeña Sr. in 1907.
Following 112 years, Cebu gained little ground as far as sending more delegates to the House.
"I think the perfect number is 14 to 15 locale. Para nako angay na kaayo (That would be sufficiently reasonable for me)...For me, the more the better," Cortes said.
Beside marking RA 11257 into law, the President additionally marked RA 11273, which grows Eversley Childs Sanitarium and General Hospital's bed limit from 50 to 200.
The spending limit for the extension is required to be discharged in 2020, as indicated by Cortes.