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Agnes to Gwen: Have no fear, go dance

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SUSPENDED Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia can dance during the Sinulog grand parade on Sunday without any fear of getting barred from going back to her office at the provincial capitol.

Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday gave this categorical assurance to her former political ally who have been having second thoughts on joining the celebration amid the standoff that has gripped the Capitol for almost a month.

“Yes, she can come back,” Magpale told reporters.

She said Garcia can leave her office and return after dancing the Sinulog.

Garcia is supposed to dance with the Rosquillos Festival dancers of Liloan town next Sunday as she has done in throughout her tenure as governor in the last eight years.

The suspended governor said she is still weighing her options as she’s still evaluating the risks if she decides to step out of the Capitol where’s she’s been holing up since Malacañang suspended her last Dec. 19.

In an interview yesterday morning, Garcia told reporters that if she decides to dance, “it would be a leap of faith”.

“I know the risk involved and perhaps a tipping point to be reached when I will have to decide which would be, which would weigh more,” she said.

Garcia was also miffed by Magpale’s statement that she could dance not as governor of Cebu but only as a devotee.

“if she wants to insist that I am not governor, she will have to tell each and every Cebuano that,” she said. “I might find it a laughable and ridiculous thing when she have to approach every Cebuano, as I’m dancing, to tell them she’s not governor, she’s not governor.”.


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Tags: Agnes Magpale , Gwendolyn Garcia , Politics , Sinulog


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E5Q5PV6KNYNVSOCHXJVJPYUVFE cion

    Gwen Garcia should not take any verbal bullying from an insecured  Magpale,She is the elected governor and Magpale is not, her appointment is illegal , by a President and Mar Roxas  who has no respect for the law. But dont ever trust any thing they say , period. Magpale is just like the President and Mar Roxas who is using their power in abusive manner for political gain this coming election.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XNF67K564KNVVRLF7QL4ES75O4 Ray Anthony

      kapit tuko gwen….sayaw lang gwen.ayaw lang dad a ang ngalan ni sto nino! gamay nga kaulaw! in fairness to the acting gov, lahi ra nimo gwen!

  • Labandera1

    Gwen no need to tell the Cebuanos that you are the suspended governor. The entire Philippines know that you have been suspended and defied the suspension order. Everyone knows you are now the illegal squater in the capitol…subukan mong sumali sa sinulog boo boo lang ang aabutin mo….Gwen looks like a witch more than a war horse…..kapal mukha…..plastic….

  • JuanTamadachi

    Duendolyn,

    You can dance (You can dance)
    Go and carry on till the night is gone, and it’s time to go
    (You can dance, you can dance)

  • Ping Gonzales

    If I were u Gwen I would not dance kakantiawan ka ng mga Cebuanos maski mga bata maghanap ka nalang ng mabuting alibis bakit hindi ka makakasayaw at pasalamatan mo rin si Acting Gov sa kanyang pangakong makabalik ka hanggat gusto mong bumaba sa capitol but pls tipid lang sa tubig at koriente mga Cebuanos ang magbabayd niyan

  • hopeless_na

    Gwen can not join the Sinulog festival without being done by Belo or Calayan. Punta muna siya sa Maynila para magpa-Belo.

  • Philcruz

    That choice is a no brainer. Cling to your seat or go out and dance? Simple. Just bring your seat when you go out and dance.

  • virgoyap

    Gwen better reflect on this: Is the behavior you are showing as a suspended governor reechoed the spirit and the attitude of the Little Child Jesus?

  • Jejomar_Binay

    Ha ha ha mga hunghang na Cebuanos. Pati ba naman pagsayaw ni Sweet Gwen pinagtatalunan. Ha ha ha. Sige Gwen sumayaw ka ng maiboto ka nila sa susunod na election. Vote UNA!….. Rah rah rah

  • droccu

    Just ignore Gwen. Whatever she says or whatever drama or attention she wants to project with her upcoming “dance”, she is still SUSPENDED and the Cebu local government is fully functioning without her or at least during her suspension period. She’s a drama queen using her “dance” to get attention. Just let her be and even allow her to go back to her “ceremonial office” afterwards.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/25UAHA74QQS5NENIA3EXO2A7PY Faisal salman

    Let this old witch dance Gangnam to death..Wish she will be joined by Three Stinking Monsters…



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