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Party-list solon named as Benguet caretaker congressman

/ 04:05 PM January 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has designated ACT-CIS Representative Eric Go Yap as caretaker of the congressional district of Benguet.

The designation comes after the death of Rep. Nestor Fongwan, known as “Action Man,” in December.

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In a Facebook post, Yap thanked House leaders as well as those from northern Luzon who have expressed their support towards him.

“Sa mga kapwa natin Pilipino sa Benguet, tinatanggap natin ng buong puso ang hamon na ito at asahan ninyo na gagawin natin ang lahat ng ating makakaya upang tuloy tuloy ninyong maramdaman ang tunay na serbisyong publiko,” Yap said.

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(To our fellow Filipinos in Benguet, I am accepting this challenge with my whole heart and you can expect that I  will be doing everything in my capability for you to continue experiencing the real public service.)

Yap is one of the representatives under ACT-CIS party-list who were elected in the May 2019 midterm elections.

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