Justice Sotero Cabahug honored today
- Flor Z. Perolina () - April 22, 2010 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines - Mandaue City will be honoring Justice Sotero Cabahug today with a series of activities on the occasion of his 119th birth anniversary.

At 3 p.m., a floral offering will be held at his monument at the Mandaue City Plaza. Eucharistic Mass will follow at 4:30 p.m. at the Mandaue Cultural and Sports Complex, and then a lecture at the same place will be given by Melya Jaca, and then a testimonial dinner and awarding of the 2010 Sotero B. Cabahug Medal for Academic Excellence at 7pm at Robinland at the Reclamation Area.

Cabahug, a Mandauehanon who brought honor to the country is remembered as a statesman having served the three branches of government.

He was in the Executive Department as governor of Cebu who was responsible for the construction of the stately Capitol building.

He was one time the Secretary of National Defense during the time of President Ramon Magsaysay and one time a Secretary of Public Works.

He also served as congressman of the second congressional district of Cebu for two terms.

He became also a Justice of the Court of Appeals where he concluded his public service.   (FREEMAN NEWS)

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE CABAHUG MEDAL CEBU EUCHARISTIC MASS EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT JUSTICE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS JUSTICE SOTERO CABAHUG MANDAUE CITY MANDAUE CITY PLAZA MANDAUE CULTURAL AND SPORTS COMPLEX MELYA JACA
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