Vicente Emano

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Vicente Yap Emano
Mayor of Cagayan de Oro
In office
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2013
Preceded by Constantino Jaraula
Succeeded by Oscar S. Moreno
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2007
Preceded by Pablo Magtajas
Succeeded by Constantino Jaraula
Governor of Misamis Oriental
In office
Preceded by Norris C. Babiera
Succeeded by Ruth de Lara-Guingona
Vice-Mayor of Cagayan de Oro
In office
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
Mayor of Tagoloan
In office
Personal details
Born (1941-03-31) March 31, 1941 (age 73)

Vicente "Dongkoy" Yap Emano (born March 31, 1941[1]) is a Filipino politician; he was the mayor of the city of Cagayan de Oro from 1998 to 2007 and again from 2010 to 2013; he formerly was the mayor of Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental from 1980 to 1983, governor of the province from 1986 to 1995[2] and Vice Mayor of Cagayan de Oro city from 2007 to 2010. His son "Bambi" is the current Governor of Misamis Oriental.

Administrative and criminal cases[edit]

As of March 2013 there are several criminal and administrative cases pending against Emano before the DILG (Department of the Interior and Local Government) and also the Ombudsman accusing him among other things of negligence in office because of the 2011 Sendong flash flood disaster[3][4] and of involvement in illegal hydraulic mining in the city causing land slides and floods and also poisoning of the groundwater with mercury and benzene.[5] He has also been accused of dumping poll materials.[4][6]


  1. ^ Emano's Facebook account uses 1943 for the birth year.
  2. ^ The Local Government Code of 1991: The Key to National Development. Cacho. 1993. pp. xvi, xxiii, 278. 
  3. ^ Cong Corrales (September 17, 2012). "Documents show Oro officials unprepared for 'Sendong'". Minda News. 
  4. ^ a b "Why dead dumped at landfill in Cagayan de Oro". December 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ Bobby Lagsa (February 9, 2012). "Emano bypasses MGB on mine permits". 
  6. ^ Terry D.C. Betonio (June 25, 2010). "Emano may face charges for dumped poll materials". Sun Star. 

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Preceded by
Pablo Magtajas
Constantino G. Jaraula
Mayor of Cagayan de Oro
Succeeded by
Constantino G. Jaraula
Oscar S. Moreno
Preceded by
Norris Babiera
Governor of Misamis Oriental
1986, 1988–1998
Succeeded by
Ruth de Lara-Guingona