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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Eric Go Yap proclaimed Congressman of Benguet Province

Photo Courtesy || Congressman Eric Yap - Benguet

Cordillera - The people of Benguet have decided to vote for Eric Go Yap as their congressman. 

The recent partial and unofficial Comelec's poll result showed Yap had gained over 117,749 votes as of May 9, 2022, 11:47 PM and from the 95.52 % of election returns. 

Meanwhile, Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan got a vote of 68,371.

He later conceded defeat to ACT-CIS Party-list Representative and Benguet Caretaker Eric Yap.

Who is Eric Go Yap. 

Eric Go Yap  is a Filipino politician serving as a party-list representative for ACT-CIS since 2019.

He was installed as the the legislative caretaker of Benguet when the former Congressman Fongwan passed away in 2020. 

He is the chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations since March 2020.

Yap is among the principal authors of House Bill No. 5477 which was signed into law as Republic Act No. 11463 in December 2019 as an act to establish the Malasakit Centers—a one-stop shop for government medical and financial assistance and among the main proponents of House Bill 7778 or the establishment of the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera.

The solon also spearheaded various programs in Benguet such as Mobile Tulong, Mobile Oxygen, Youth Assistance Program, infrastructure projects and many more.

He also funded the construction of the Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) molecular biology laboratory and the improvement of the Wangal Sports Complex.

source || wikipedia


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