VIP pass to parade not a right: Tomas

STILL sore that she was not given a VIP pass for the Sinulog grand parade yesterday, mayoral candidate Georgia Osmeña called Vice Mayor Michael Rama “arrogant” and a “hypocrite” and her brother, Mayor Tomas Osmeña, a “bully.”

Georgia has complained that Rama promised her tickets to the grandstand but reneged on it.

“Last year, when I called him to ask if it was okay to ask him for a ticket in spite of the talks of my running against him, he said, then, ‘You have been with me in this from the beginning. I will always have tickets for you.’ And he gave me tickets. That was what he said then…. He is plastic, after all, and a hypocrite,” she said.

“Arrogant, with the way he explained why I was not given ticket…Lumabas ang tunay na Mike Rama. He is not the nice guy that he presents himself to be,” she added.

In an interview with Sun.Star Cebu the other day, Rama said she should ask for the pass from the mayor. He pointed out she is running against him in the May elections Delicadeza

“You hide behind the back of Tommy and you talk so big. In the first place, you should have had the delicadeza to resign from the Sinulog Foundation. You are the one issuing tickets, not Tommy, so why should I ask Tommy? You were the one giving the tickets to me all the past years…. You keep on saying the Sinulog should not be politicized and yet you and Tommy are the biggest abusers of the Sinulog using the people’s money!” she said. (more)

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