Edgar Labella Biography

Edgar Labella is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is currently serving as mayor of City in Cebu Province. Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 elections, he defeated long-time mayor Tomas Osmena of Laban Ng Demokratikong Pilipino. He got 265,738 versus 246,813 of Tomas Osmena.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Edgardo Colina Labella
Nickname –> Edgar
Birth Date –> May 22, 1951
Hometown –> Mabolo, Cebu City, Cebu Province, Philippines

Father –> Former Regional Director Eugene Labella (Ministry of Public Information)
Mother –> Esterlina Colina Labella
Spouse –> Joycelyn Nicolas Labella
Children –> Edgardo N. Labella II, Eugene Philippe N. Labella

Elementary – Mabolo Elementary School
High School – University of the Visayas, Cebu City
College – University of the Visayas, Cebu City
Course – Poitical Science
Law School – University of San Carlos
* Passed the Bar in 1978

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – National Chairman, League of Cities of the Philippines
2019-Present – Mayor
2013-2019 – Vice Mayor
1998–2001, 2004–2013 – City Councilor
1994-1998 – Director, Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas
1983-1986 – Special Prosecutor
* Private Lawyer

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See also: Famous People from Cebu Province

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