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Mayor Joric Gacula happy to have her mentor, former VM Adelina Reyes, vaccinated vs COVID

Jun 24, 2021 @ 12:49

Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula expressed happiness that her rival-turned-mentor, former Vice Mayor Adelina Tamayo Reyes, is now vaccinated against COVID-19.

In a Facebook post, Gacula shared he personally escorted the former Vice Mayor at the vaccination site in SM Taytay.

“She is like a mother to me, and we’ve had our petty differences before pero sa politics lang yun. She is a family friend and a mentor,” the mayor said.

Reyes defeated Gacula in the Vice Mayoralty race in 1998. But they joined forces in 2004 when Gacula first became mayor of Taytay.

“Since then I have not lost my admiration for her and she really fights for her ideals. Whether we are in unison or in different sides of the fence, I will always hold her in high respect and pray that she will be given the gift of good health,” the Politiko said.

He added: “Mahal namin sya sa aming pamilya.”

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