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The City Mayor

Mayor Sammy Co

Sammy Co is married to Priscilla "Ilang-Ilang" Co, Fernandez, who was also arrested with him. They have three children, Lance Samuel F. Co, Sam Tyra F. Co, and Samantha Illanz F. Co. He is also a businessman whose portfolio includes Café Ilang-Ilang and franchises of Jollibee, Greenwich Pizza, and Bo's Coffee.

Samuel “Sammy” S. Co is a businessman and politician, who currently serves as the incumbent Mayor of Pagadian City. 

He had also served as city councilor of Pagadian for three terms. Co first won the Mayoralty position of Pagadian on June 30, 2004, succeeding Henry Dogon. He won the reelection in both 2007 and 2010 which awarded him his second and third terms of office. 

His reelection in 2010 gave him 60,452 or 93.99% of the entire local voting population, while Crisostomo T. Lagare of Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino got only 3,863 or 6.01% of the votes. During the 2019 elections, however, he handily defeated Pulmones by almost 15,000 votes to regain the position of Local Chief Executive.