By VINCE JACOB VISAYA
TUGUEGARAO CITY-Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba officially took oath for his third consecutive term before Barangcuag village head Clarito Cadiz of Tuao town, a bailiwick of the Mambas, during the oath-taking ceremonies at the Cagayan Sports Complex on June 30 here.
Cadiz’s village had delivered 763 votes for Mamba while Dr. Zarah Lara, the governor’s opponent, got zero votes.
Four other village heads who also had registered almost 100-percent votes in their areas for Mamba—Narciso Espejo of Dalupiri in Calayan, Artemio Archibido of Malalinta, Tuao, Rolando Lumboy of Dagupan, Tuao, and Francisco Genoma of Battung, Tuao town—were witnesses.
The governor was accompanied by his wife, lawyer Mabel Mamba and their children Jesus Manuel and Manuel, brothers and other family members.