Former First District Rep. Marivic Sy-Alvarado (3rd from right) holds the certificate of candidacy of her husband, Vice Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado, who will run for governor in the 2022 elections. The latter is under quarantine after contracting COVID-19 recently. Also in the photo are Wilhemino’s vice gubernatorial tandem, former Third District Rep. Joselito Mendoza, re-electionists First District Rep. Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, First District Board Members Allan Andan, and Michael Fermin and Mendoza’s son, former Board Member Andre Joseph Mendoza. The latter will run as a board member of the fifth district. (Photo by Carmela Reyes-Estrope)

CITY OF MALOLOS—Bulacan Vice Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado filed Wednesday his certificate of candidacy (COC) for the gubernatorial post.

Alvarado filed his COC through his wife, former First District Rep. Marivic Sy-Alvarado.

It was not known what caused the fallout between him and Gov. Daniel Fernando, who has been his political ally for 12 years.

The Inquirer learned that Alvarado had been in quarantine after he contracted COVID-19 recently.

In running for the province’s top post, Alvarado has teamed up with his known political nemesis, former Third District Rep. Joselito Mendoza, as his vice-governor.

Alvarado’s son, Rep. Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, is seeking reelection in the first district.


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