Ciriaco Gato is a Filipino physician and politician. He is the current congressman of the lone legislative district of Batanes Province. Running under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated long time political kingpin of Batanes Florencio Abad of the Liberal Party (LP).
Complete Name –> Dr. Ciriaco B. Gato Jr.
Nickname –> Doc Jun
Birth Place –> Sabtang, Batanes, Philippines
Hometown –> Itbayat, Batanes
Father – Ciriaco Gato Sr. (Government employee)
Mother –> Felisa Elcano Bayaras (Teacher)
Siblings –> 6
Spouse –> Dra. Jade Gato
Children –> 2 including Mia Gato (University of the Philippines Summa Cum Laude)
Relative –> Simon Gato (Former governor and assemblyman)
College – University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Course – Doctor of Medicine
* Specialization in ear, nose and throat (ENT)
Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Congressman