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STATEMENT RE MARAWI SITUATION
FROM CDO MAYOR OSCAR MORENO
Chairman, Regional Peace & Order Council X

I have talked to PSSupt Bahian, our COCPO Head. I have also discussed the matter with Vice Mayor Kikang Uy, Councilor Romy Calizo (who is also my Focal Person on Peace, Security & Development) & Col Mario Verner Monsanto (of our CDRRM). Gen Calizo also helps me with my RPOC duties, & is in close coordination with 4ID Officialdom, led by BGen Benjie Madrigal.

Our security agencies are on full alert, both in Region X & in CDO. Checkpoints in key strategic areas are in place, & we are closely following the Marawi situation. Patrols are being made around the clock. I call upon our people to remain calm, but at the same time be always vigilant & observant. I urge our barangay officials & leaders to closely oversee their respective barangays, & immediately report any unusual activities. To our brethrens in Marawi & neighboring communities, I call for restraint & faithful adherence to peace. Let us not divert from the road of peace & development

City Mayor

  

 


We are committed to best serve all Stakeholders through: the empowerment of the citizenry; humane, efficient and transparent participatory governance; the delivery of services that respond to stakeholder’s needs; compassionate adherence to the rule of the law; and the transformation of Cagayan de Oro City as the prime city of convergence of the South.

 

 

Oscar “Oca” S. Moreno (born February 28, 1951)

Career in the Private Sector

He started as a trial attorney at the Philippine National Railways and later became the corporate legal counsel of major financial institutions in the country such as the Far East Bank and Trust Company, Ayala Investment and Development Corporation, Ayala International Finance Ltd. (Hong Kong), Bank of the Philippines Islands, Citibank, Ayala Life Assurance, Inc. and FGU Insurance Corporation. He then became Associate Director of the Strategic Planning Group of Ayala Corporation and Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel of BPI Capital Corporation.

Career in Public Service

Congressman (1998-2004)
In 1998, he joined public service and was elected as the Representative of the First District of Misamis Oriental.

Governor of Misamis Oriental (2004-2013)
In 2004, he was elected Governor of the Province of Misamis Oriental and re-elected in the succeeding elections in 2007 and 2010.

Mayor of Cagayan de Oro City (2013-)
The inauguration of Mayor Oscar S. Moreno was held on June 30, 2013.

Educational Background

He graduated salutatorian at the Balingasag Central School and finished secondary education at Xavier University. He took up Bachelor of Arts at the University of Manila; finished his Bachelor of Laws degree at San Beda College and earned a Silver Medal for Academic Excellence. He took and passed the bar exams in 1975.

Family and Personal Life

Gov. Moreno was born in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental to Dr. Emeterio A. Moreno Sr. and Milagros Roa Seriña, a retired public school teacher and music instructor. He is married to Arlene Parado Pasion from Laoag City and Dingras, Ilocos Norte with whom he has three children – Sean Oliver, Imee Rose and Oscar Jr.

He has a passion for sports and he is now the Chairman and Regional President of the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines.