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Comelec cancels Wakee’s mayoral dreams

January 4, 2013


BOXING promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud is out of the mayoralty race in Cordova town, Cebu. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) granted the petition of Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy to cancel Salud’s Certificate of Candidacy (COC). The Comelec’s second division in Manila ruled that Salud’s evidence was insufficient to prove that he already abandoned his house […]

Radaza Lapu province ‘yes’, illegal gambling ‘no’

October 19, 2012


LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Paz Radaza yesterday said her husband still wants Lapu-Lapu to be a province one day but said they don’t need boxing promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud to be elected mayor in Cordova town to achieve this. “Yes, it’s still his dream, and if Aileen would be given the chance to be in Congress, […]

Sitoy: Radazas backing rival’s 2013 poll bid

October 14, 2012


The stakes are high for Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy’s reelection bid. He’s running against influential boxing promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud but the lawyer says one of those behind his rival is Lapu-Lapu City Rep. Arturo Radaza. “The Radazas are behind Salud’s candidacy, because they want Mactan to become a province and a masiao capital of […]

Candidates face disqualification suit

October 12, 2012


At least three candidates vying for different positions in the province of Cebu face disqualification cases in the Commission on Election. Incumbent Cordova town mayor Adelino Sitoy asked the Comelec en banc to cancel the Certificate of Candidacy ( COC) of boxing promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud who is seeking a mayoralty post in the municipalit […]

Comelec officials told: Act mindful in public

October 12, 2012


THE fallout from his meeting with controversial boxing promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud has affected Cebu City north district election officer Marchel Sarno who said even his family was disturbed by the news stories. “I know this is part of the hazards of the job of an election officer. I also know that I do not […]

Wakee ignores court, runs for Cordova mayor

October 5, 2012


by Fe Marie D. Dumaboc and Norman V. Mendoza, Correspondents   Boxing promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud braved the court’s contempt and filed his Certificate of Candidacy  (COC) for Cordova town mayor yesterday. Accompanied by hundreds of flaglet-waving supporters, Salud walked  to the office of the Commission on Election (Comelec) to submit his COC past 9 […]

‘Wakee Salud not qualified to run in Cordova’

September 21, 2012


BOXING promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud is not qualified to vote and run for a government post in Cordova town, Mactan Island, Cebu. The court recently affirmed the decision of the Election Registration Board of Cordova which disapproved Salud’s application to be a registered voter of the municipality for failure to prove he’s a resident. “The […]