Former actor-turned-politician Manila Vice Mayor John Martin Cruz Nieto, popularly known as Yul Servo, presided over the inaugural session of the 12th City Council of Manila on Monday, July 4.
Servo, 45, was sworn in as the new Vice Mayor of Manila at the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, Manila last June 30. Dr. Honey Lacuna also took over the reins as Manila’s very first lady mayor. Prior to his current position, Servo served as congressman for Manilas third district in 2016.
The hunk actor-politician was last seen in the movie “Rosario” in 2010. On TV, his last appearances were on the programs “Ipaglaban Mo,” “Magpakailanman,” and “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.” One of his critically acclaimed movies was the five-hour film “Batang Westside” by Lav Diaz. He also starred in the 2004 movie “Naglalayag” opposite National Artist for 2022 Nora Aunor. In 2008, he won the best actor at the Brussels International Film Festival for “Torotot.”
Here are some pictures taken during the inaugural session as shared by Ameer Emir: