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Migz Villafuerte is youngest governor

 

By CZARINA NICOLE O. ONG

Migz VillafuerteHe is used to making waves in the wakeboarding scene in Camarines Sur, but 23-year-old Migz Villafuerte will soon be making waves in Philippine politics.

Migz becomes the youngest governor in Philippine history as he beat his grandfather, Luis Villafuerte Sr. for the post. He will be replacing his father, Luis Raymond “LRay“ Villafuerte.

He was the only lucky Villafuerte in the May 13 elections, as his grandmother also lost to Atty. Leni Robredo, widow of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse M. Robredo, for the third district congressional seat.

His father failed to win the second district congressional seat against incumbent Rep. Diosdado “Dato“ Arroyo.

Despite his age, Migz has already earned a Political Science degree from the University of San Diego.

Meanwhile, Jolo Revilla, 24 years old, an actorbecomes the youngest vice governor in Philippine history, besting Ninoy Aquino Jr., who became vice governor of Tarlac when he was 27 years old.

He is the son of Senator Bong Revilla and Rep. Lani Mercado.

Jolo began his foray in politics in 2010 when he ran as Barangay Captain for Brgy. Panapan VII in Bacoor, Cavite. He then became President of the Association of Brgy. Captains in Cavite.

This year, he beat the son of Senator Ping Lacson, Ronald Jay Lacson, for the vice governor position in Cavite.

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