CEBU, Philippines – There are 29 mayors and five vice mayors in Cebu province who have more than P1 million in net worth based on their 2011 Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) released by the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas.
Among the millionaire mayors are Maria Luisa Loot of Daanbantayan with P108.696 million, followed by Democrito Diamante of Tuburan with P54.73 million, Antonio Canoy of San Fernando with P47.209 million, Joel Quiño of Compostela with P45.508 million, and Teresa Alegado of Consolacion with P45.17 million.
Mayors with below P20 million were Nicepuro Apura of Carcar City, P16.5 million; Daisy Creus of Malabuyoc, P15.9 million; Emelita Guisadio of Alegria, P15.8 million; Augustus Caesar Moreno of Aloguinsan, P15.8 million; Salvador Dela Fuente of Madredejos, P14.4 million; and Raymond Joseph Calderon of Samboan, P13.2 million.
Meanwhile, Toledo City Vice Mayor Arlene Zambo of Toledo City has P18.2 million net worth, the richest among vice mayors in the province. Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia declared a net work of P104.1 million as of December 31, 2011. (Mars W. Mosqueda, Jr.)