Vico Sotto named ‘Anticorruption Champion’ by US state department

Vico Sotto named ‘Anticorruption Champion’ by US state department

- Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto’s leadership has once again achieved another milestone

- Sotto has recently been named as one of the 12 International Anticorruption Champions

- The said recognition was awarded by the US Department of State under the Biden Administration

- The young Pasig City chief is the only Filipino among the awardees recognized for their tireless work to combat corruption

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Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto’s leadership has gained recognition anew.

Vico Sotto named among ‘Anti-corruption Champions’ by US state department
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto (Photo: Vico Sotto/@vicosotto)
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Sotto was recently recognized as one of the 12 International Anticorruption Champions by the US Department of State.

The award recognizes individuals “who have worked tirelessly, often in the face of adversity, to defend transparency, combat corruption, and ensure accountability in their own countries.”

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According to its website, the US Department of State described the young Pasig City mayor as "a standard-bearer for a new generation of Philippine politicians who prioritize anti-corruption and transparency initiatives in their election campaigns and in office."

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Vico Sotto is the current mayor of Pasig City. He has become famous for being a hard-working, innovative, and honest politician. The young politician is the son of former couple Vic Sotto and Coney Reyes.

A couple of months ago, Mayor Vico Sotto has become the People's Choice Awardee of the People Asia magazine's annual list of People of the Year. His mom, Coney Reyes, then shared how proud she is of her son for the said recognition. A lot of netizens furthermore penned their congratulatory messages to the young politician.

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Earlier, Vice President Leni Robredo shared with Ogie Diaz in a vlog which politician she admires the most. Mayor Vico then came on the top of her head. She furthermore lauded Mayor Vico Sotto for being a pro-active and hands-on leader.

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