Eric Go Yap is a Filipino politician. He is currently one of three representatives who won as nominees of the Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) Partylist in the May 13, 2019 election. The other two are Jocelyn Pua-Tulfo and Rowena Niña Taduran.
Eric Yap is a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte. On January 20, 2020, he was appointed as caretaker of Benguet Province in place of elected Nestor Fongwan who passed away on December 18, 2019.
On March 25, 2020 , Representative Yap revealed he tested positive of coronavirus. In a statement, he claimed he got himself tested for COVID-19 on March 15 after meeting people who may have been positive for the disease. Two days later, on March 27, The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) issued another statement claiming that Congressman Yap remains negative of the virus and that the institute committed a “clerical oversight”. (Reference rappler.com)
Complete Name –> Eric Go Yap
Birth Place –> Philippines
Political Career / Work Experiences
2020-Present – Chairperson, Committee on Appropriations
2020-Present – Caretaker Congressman of Benguet Province
2019-February 2020 – Chairperson, House Committee on Games and Amusements
2019-Present – Congressman as nominee of ACT-CIS Partylist
Advocacies / Projects / Bills / Laws
–> Revert the Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) to the national government’s control and increase its bed capacity from 200 to 400
See also: Famous People from Baguio and Benguet