Ejay Falcon, Richard Yap and Jason Abalos
MANILA—Several showbiz personalities and athletes have filed their certificate of candidacy (COC) for their respective positions in the government in the coming election in 2022.
Some of those who submitted their COCs were showbiz re-electionist or have been holding government positions.
In Makati, Jhong Hilario will run as councilor for the second term.
In Manila, Yul Servo will try to hit the vice mayoral post from being a congressman.
Action star Jerico Ejercito filed his COC to run for vice governor of Laguna teaming up with former broadcaster Sol Aragones who will run as governor.
In Camarines Sur, actor and comedian TV host Anjo Yllana submitted his COC to run as congressman of the said province. He served as a councilor in Quezon City.
Meanwhile, Richard “Ser Chief” Yap will try once again to be elected as congressman of Cebu City following his defeat to get the same position in election 2019.
In Victorias City, Negros Occidental, Star Magic artist Javi Benitez, boyfriend of Sue Ramirez will run for mayor.
Jason Abalos filed his candidacy for board member in Nueva Ecija.
In San Juan City, included in the council slate of Mayor Francis Zamora are basketball players James Yap, Ervic Vijandre, Paul Artadi and Don Allado.
When it comes to beauty queen, Bb Pilipinas runnerup and Pinoy Brother housemate Ali Forbes filed her COC to run as councilor of Quezon City.
Beauty queen-actress Marissa del Mar will also run as representative of OFW (One Filipino Worldwide) Party-list.
Filing of COC will run until Friday, October 8.