Bitay supports Marañon;
Alvarez to go for vice guv
BY CARLA GOMEZ
Sagay Mayor Alfredo Marañon Jr., who is running for governor of Negros Occidental under the United Negros Alliance ticket, Saturday announced that Rep. Genaro Alvarez (Neg. Occ., 6 th District) will be his runningmate.
Marañon made the announcement before UNA founder business tycoon Eduardo Cojuangco, five of six Negros Occidental congressmen, provincial officials led by Gov. Isidro Zayco, and mayors at a gathering at Nature's Village Resort in Talisay City .
Former Negros Occidental Gov. Daniel “Bitay” Lacson Jr., who is not a member of UNA, announced prior to the gathering that he is personally supporting the gubernatorial bid of Marañon.