Mayor’s son elected No. 1 city councilor

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The eldest son of Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino was elected number one Sangguniang Panlunsod (SP) member of Roxas City.

Jericho Angel L. Celino, a second-term village chief of Brgy. San Jose here, got 39,347 votes, making him a senior member of the city council. 

The 33-year-old Jericho ran under the ticket of the Liberal Party of losing senatorial candidate Mar Roxas. 

Jericho’s runningmates, former vice mayor and provincial legal officer Ronnie Dadivas, reelectionist vice mayor Erwin Sicad and seven other candidates for SP were also elected in the May 13, 2019 midterm elections. 

Other reelected councilors were Trina Almalbis-Ignacio, Dr. Cesar Yap Jr., Cora Balgos-Tiangco and Atty. Gary Potato.

Meanwhile, two candidates of the Pulahan group and one independent bet join the 10-member City Council. They are village chiefs Midelo Ocampo of Milibili and Moreno Gonzaga of Cagay. 

Capiz first district provincial board member Roberto Ignacio filled the last city council slot.