Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno has chosen Ariel “Ayi” Hernandez from Gingoog City as his running mate when he seeks to reclaim the governorship in Misamis Oriental in next year’s elections. Hernandez is currently a Senior Adviser and Consultant at Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and was a Party List Representative of Anak Mindanaw during the 14th Congress. He is also a member of the Balay Mindanaw Foundation.
Early today, October 7, 2021, both Mayor Moreno and Hernandez filed their certificate of candidacy for governor and vice governor in Misamis Oriental, respectively, through their representatives.
Meanwhile, Moreno’s team has not announced who they will support for the province’s two congressional seats.