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Jejomar Binay
Jejomar "Jojo" Cabauatan Binay, Sr. (born November 11, 1942), also known as Jojo Binay or VPNay, is a Filipino politician who has been the 15th Vice President of the Philippines since 2010. Previously, he was Mayor of Makati City from 1986 to 1998 and again from 2001 to 2010. He is also the President of the United Opposition (UNO), President of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), Chairman of Asia-Pacific Region Scout Committee, and the President of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines. Atty. Jejomar Binay would always tout his achievements in local politicshe was Makati City mayor for 6 termsand his rags-to-riches story. He always claimed that his love for the poor is rooted on the fact that he personally experienced poverty. He never tired of recalling how he tended the pigs of relatives who took him under their wings after he was orphaned at an early age. As the longest serving Mayor of the richest local government in the country, he captured the hearts and loyalty of the citys poor by providing free social, education, medical servicesa formula that other local officials would later copy. Educational Attainment

Binay finished basic education at the Philippine Normal College Training Department and graduated from the University of the Philippines preparatory high school. He continued his college at the University of the Philippines in Diliman with a degree in Political Science and graduated in 1962.

He pursued Law in the same university in 1963 and graduated in 1967; and passed the bar exams in 1968. He also took up Masters in Public Administration, Major in Local Government Management in the University of the Philippines 1980 He also took Master of Laws in the University of Santo Tomas 1990 He took up Masters in National Security Administration in the National Defense College of the Philippines He also took up Strategic Business Economic Program in the Center for Research and Communication 1992 He took up a Non-Resident Command and General Staff Course at the Command and General Staff College, AFP 1992 He took up the Senior executive Fellows Program at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 1992 He achieved Doctor of Public Administration (Honoris Causa) at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines 1993 He received a Diploma in Land Use Program in the School of Urban Regional Planning in University of the Philippines 1996 He finished the Top Management Program at the Asian Institute of Management (Bali, Indonesia) 1997 He also took up Joint Services and Command Staff Course at the Joint Services and Command Staff College, AFP 1998 He also took up Masters in Management at the Philippine Christian University 2004 He received a Diploma in Environmental and Natural Resources Management at the University of the Philippines Open University

Career Timeline Binay taught at the Philippine College of Commerce (now Polytechnic University of the Philippines), Philippine Womens University, and St. Scholasticas College 1968: He passed the Bar Exams He also passed the professional Career Service Examinations, and the General Clerical Examinations. 1986-1987: Binay was appointed as acting Mayor of Makati, then just a municipality. He was the first local executive to be appointed after the EDSA Revolution. He became Governor (Concurrent Capacity) of the Metropolitan Manila Commission but left in less than a year to start campaigning for the mayoralty race in Makati.

1988-1998: He was elected Mayor of Makati and served for three consecutive terms. When Makati was converted into a highly-urbanized city in 1995 by virtue of R.A.7854, Binay became the first Chief Executive of the City Government of Makati. 1990-1992: While serving as mayor of Makati, he was concurrently chair of the Metro Manila Authority for two terms under the Aquino administration. 1998-2001: After completing his 3 consequtive terms as Makati mayor, Binay fielded his wife to take over. While he was still activethough from the sidelinesin the Makati politics, he returned to MMDA as chair. Under the Estrada administration, he was also co-chair of the Task Force on Traffic Improvement and Management for Metro Manila and Suburbs, and was cochair of the Pasig Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC). 2001-2007: After breaking the 3-consequtive-terms limit set by law, he returned to reclaim the post as Mayor of Makati City. He served another 3 consequtive terms. October 21, 2009: Joseph Estrada-Jejomar Binay tandem for the 2010 elections was formally announced

Personal life Binay is married to Elenita Sombillo, a doctor of medicine. She was elected Mayor of Makati in the 1998 elections, and served until 2001. Their union bore them five children: Maria Lourdes Nancy, Mar-Len Abigail (currently serving as representative for the 2nd District of Makati City), Jejomar Erwin Jr. (current mayor of Makati City), Marita Angeline and Joanna Marie Blanca. Extramarital affair In 2010, Binay admitted to having an extramarital affair, which almost cost him his marriage to Elenita Binay. Binay complained about photos of his mistress that were leaked in the Internet, saying the tactic was a reaction to his rise in his Vice Presidential poll ratings.[

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