By Helen Castaño | 07:23 AM May 10, 2022
Gov. Arthur Yap issued this statement conceding the gubernatorial race on Tuesday, May 10.
Yap said, “We have fought the good fight and the people have spoken. I wish to congratulate Congressman Erico Aristotle Aumentado for winning the Gubernatorial Race in Bohol. I wish to thank our people for the honor and privilege to have served the Province as Governor and Three Term Congressman of the Third District. To all who supported me in my political journey, I will forever be grateful to all of you even as I now announce the closure of my involvement in local politics. Now, let us put aside differences and unite for the future of Bohol!”
Yap has 281,334 votes, while Aumentado has 466,089 votes in partial and unofficial results as of 06:17 a. m., May 10, 2022, according to COMELEC Transparency Media Server.