City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano (2nd from right) poses with the Borja Family at the foot of Mayor J.R. Borja’s statue in Divisoria during the JR Borja Birth Centenary Commemoration, July 6, 2012. Mayor Emano, in his message, conferred on Mayor Justiniano R. Borja the distinction of being the “best Mayor Cagayan de Oro ever had” and “a mayor whose life and legacy we should all follow”. Justice Romulo V. Borja (front row, 3rd from right) also delivered a brief message during the occasion.
Great Mayors and a Son
Mayor Justiniano R. Borja seemed to be looking down and listening at two other great men in conversation, his son Justice Romulo V. Borja and Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano, during the Birth Centenary Celebration honoring Mayor J.R. Borja who was, according to Mayor Emano, “the greatest Mayor Cagayan de Oro ever had”.