In time of new martial law, buzz about politics in Tagum City or Compostela Valley is percolating political teapots based on reported movements of politicians in the first place.
A buzz said that bound to be seeking for his last term by 2019 polls- Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon would have a rival as talks in the rounds said that Compostela Valley Senior Board Member and ex-Governor Arturo “Chiongkee” Uy had lately organized ward political leaders in the city’s barangay Madaum.
Madaum is Uy family’s traditional and ancestral turf, where the former Comval governor grew up and from where his father had started his business in fraternal brotherhood with the kalagan natives in the 50s before he later transferred location of his business to Tagum proper.
Another buzz, on the other hand, said that the name of former Tagum City Mayor Rey “Cee O” T. Uy has often been heard as patron or donor for barangay occasions or activities in District 2 of Compostela Valley, generating speculations that he might be up for something by 2019, the lowest of which is running for board member in the district.
But this is a so early buzz about townhall politics happening right after one year of the Duterte administration and in time of new martial law, and so many years away to 2019 polls, that they say many things would yet happen before that time comes. Or there might be no elections at all for a longer period of time just like during the Marcos time of martial law. (mindanaosunchronicle.com/Cha Monforte)