Vico Sotto Noon at Ngayon #shorts #beforeandafter

Victor Ma. Regis "Vico" Nubla Sotto[1] (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈbiko ˈsɔtɔ]; born June 17, 1989) is a Filipino politician serving as the incumbent mayor of Pasig.[2] A member of the Sotto family, he first entered politics when he ran for a seat on the Pasig City Council in 2016. He won the election as an independent and served a term in the city council.[3] He joined the Aksyon Demokratiko party and was elected mayor of Pasig in 2019 with a platform focused on public consultation, data-driven governance, and universal health care in the city, which prioritizes housing programs, easier access to education, and cracking down on corruption.[4] Sotto was re-elected in 2022; shortly afterwards, he resigned from Aksyon Demokratiko.

2021, the United States Department of State recognized Sotto as one of 12 recipients of the International Anticorruption Champions Award for his efforts toward anti-corruption.

Sotto was elected as a member of Sangguniang Panlungsod (City Council) of Pasig in 2016,[11] serving a single term[3] before he was sworn in as Mayor on June 30, 2019.[12]

As an independent Councilor, Sotto faced stiff opposition from his initiatives, making it difficult for him to introduce legislation. He focused his attention on "The Pasig Transparency Mechanism Ordinance," which seeks the disclosure of public records, including financial documents and contracts, upon request by ordinary citizens.[3] Upon its passage, it became the first-ever localized version of the freedom of information law in Metro Manila.

Sotto was born on June 17, 1989, to actor-comedian-host Vic Sotto and actress Coney Reyes, celebrities strongly associated with the noontime variety show Eat Bulaga!.[4] The public expected that Sotto would make regular appearances on the show. However, he preferred to maintain a low profile with an early interest in government at the age of 10.[3] Sotto attended Brent International School for most of his grade school and high school.[7] He graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Sotto later pursued a Master of Arts in Public Management at the Ateneo School of Government and graduated in 2018.
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