It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Nelson Oyao Yap, beloved councilor for the city of Lapu-Lapu and member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDPLBN). On January 1, 2023 at the age of 68, Nelson suddenly passed away, leaving behind an immense sense of loss and mourning among not only his family and friends but also the citizens of Lapu-Lapu City who had been grateful to Nelson Yap for dedicating 18 years of service to their community. Keep reading more
Who was Nelson Yap?
As a councilor for Lapu-Lapu City from 2005 to 2023, Nelson was highly respected by his fellow members and citizens alike. He was known as a staunch proponent for social justice, working tirelessly to ensure that everyone had access to basic necessities such as clean water and electricity. In addition, he was passionate about providing better education opportunities for children living in poverty. Many consider his greatest achievement to be his efforts in leading the construction of two public schools in impoverished areas which resulted in thousands more children being able to attend school.
Nelson also implemented several initiatives which aimed at improving healthcare access and quality in his city. This included setting up various health centers throughout the city as well as launching an anti-smoking campaign which led to a dramatic decrease in smoking rates among adults in Lapu-Lapu City. He was also instrumental in helping secure grants from international organizations which enabled him to launch several other public health initiatives such as free medical checkups for low-income families.
As if this wasn’t enough, he was also actively involved in many cultural events taking place within Lapu-Lapu City. From sponsoring musical competitions to helping set up libraries across the city, he did whatever he could do help promote culture within his community. His death has left an irreplaceable void within the people he served for so long; many will remember him fondly for all that he did during his time here on earth.
How did Nelson die? What was the cause of his death?
Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Nelson Yap passed away, leaving many people with questions surrounding what caused his untimely death. The family has yet to release an official statement amidst growing speculation from the public. It is clear that quite a few people may be aware of what actually happened to him, but details will not become available until his family was ready for them to do so. Whatever the cause of Nelson Yap’s death may have been, it will surely make headlines for all who wishes to find out what happened when the details are released.
Nelson Yap Obituary
The passing of Nelson Oyao Yap has left an irreplaceable void not only among those who knew him personally but also those who were lucky enough to have had the privilege of having him serve their community. His achievements are countless, ranging from providing better educational opportunities and healthcare access to promoting culture through various activities sponsored by him.
Tributes Pour to Nelson Yap death
Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan expressed complete shock at news of Nelson Yap’s passing; he wrote on Nelson Yaps’s Facebook Page: “I am deeply saddened by his demise and I offer my sincerest condolences to Nelson Yaps’s family as they mourn this great loss.” Nelson Yaps will always be remembered as a loving husband and father, a dear friend and coworker, and an extraordinary public servant.
Shocking…..so sad but RIP.. SURELY OPONGANON REMEMBER YOU…. CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY.
Yvi Salva Pogoy
Condolence to YAP FAMILY 🙏
Thank u kons atty Yap rest in paradise🙏🙏
Dominader C. Serrano Jr
Rest in Peace Hon. Nelson Yap
We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time while simultaneously expressing our gratitude towards Nelson Yap for all that he has done for us during his lifetime – may he Rest In Peace!