Samuel “Sammy” Co Biography

Samuel Co is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as mayor of Pagadian City, the capital of Zamboanga Del Sur Province in Region 9. Running under the banner of the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he won over Romeo Pulmones of the Nacionalista Party (NP).

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Samuel Co
Nickname –> Sammy
Hometown –> Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur, Philippines

Family
Spouse – Priscilla Ann “Ilang-Ilang” Fernandez Co

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice President for Mindanao, League of Cities of the Philippines
2004-2013, 2019-Present – Mayor
2003-2004 – Vice Mayor
1998-2003 – City Councilor

Business Interests
Owner of several fast food franchises and Cafe Ilang-Ilang

Controversy
Sammy Co was allegedly involved in the highly publicized ponzi scam Aman Futures for which he was charged, arrested and detained together with his wife in 2013.

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