Surgery of Labella successful — Gealon

By: Delta Dyrecka Letigio - Multimedia Reporter - CDN Digital | September 03,2020 - 03:18 PM


Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella’s surgery for his gall bladder stones has been successful. | CDN Digital file photo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella’s surgery for the removal of gall bladder stones was successful.

This was revealed by Lawyer Rey Gealon, the spokesperson of the Cebu City government, on Thursday, September 3, 2020, hours after the mayor had undergone the surgery.

“The surgery is successful and the mayor is now in the recovery room,” said Gealon.

The mayor announced on his Facebook page on Thursday evening, September 2, 2020, that he would be undergoing surgery after he was diagnosed with gall bladder stones.

The mayor said dealing with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in the city for the last five months had taken a toll on his health.

Labella is officially on leave today until Friday, September 4, 2020, but he will report to work on Monday, September 7, 2020.

For the meantime, Vice Mayor Michael Rama, will be acting as the mayor of the city while Labella is recuperating.

Gealon said all services in the city government would continue as usual while the mayor was on leave.

“We are thankful for the prayers. Let us continue to pray for the fast recovery of Mayor Labella,” said Gealon. /dbs

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: Gealon, Labella, surgery

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.