How did Nelson Yap die? Lapu-Lapu city councilor cause of death explained

Nelson Yap

Nelson Yap, a councilor for Lapu-Lapu City, died on January 1, 2023, at the age of 68. Let’s see what happened to Nelson Yap and his cause of death.

How did Nelson Yap die?

Nelson Yap, Lapu-Lapu City councilor passed away at 68. CDN Digital confirmed this sad news and the statement reads,

“A reliable source confirmed that Lapu-Lapu City councilor Nelson Yap passed away on January 1, 2023, at the age of 68”.

Tributes flooded social media after the demise news of Nelson Yap broke out. Annabeth “Mama Abeth” Cuizon shared a heartfelt condolence on the passing of Nelson Yap and the message reads,

“A life that touches others goes on forever.”

Councilor Atty. Nelson Yap will always be the epitome of a true servant. For many years, he has served the Oponganons with integrity and compassion. He dedicated his life as a public servant for six terms starting from 1998-2001, 2001-2004, 2004-2007, 2016-2019, and 2019-2023.

Surely, the Oponganons will miss him. With his passing, we have lost a man of honor. Thank you to the loving wife, Fiscal Ana Marie Yap, and children for sharing Atty. Nelson Yap to us. The 16th Sangguniang Panlungsod will surely miss him.

Nelson Yap cause of death:

Nelson Oyao Yap, a member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDPLBN) for the Sangguniang Panlungsod has died. However, Nelson Yap cause of death was not disclosed yet.

His campaign is in Lapu-Lapu City (Opon). He won the candidate seat in the city council or Sangguniang Panlungsod.

A city council member is responsible for passing resolutions and approving ordinances that are necessary for a functioning city government.

He is responsible for generating funds and revenues for the city’s development plans, programme goals, and priorities, for enacting ordinances that grant franchises and authorize the issuance of permits or licenses, for regulating activities relating to the use of land, buildings, and structures, and for approving ordinances that are necessary for the provision of fundamental services and facilities.

The city of Lapu-Lapu occupies the majority of Mactan Island, a few kilometers off the main island of Cebu, as well as Olango Island to the southeast and a few additional islands.

It belongs to Cebu City, which is home to the Cebu Metropolitan Area. About 350,467 persons were accounted for in the population in the 2010 census.

Along with Mandaue City, Consolacion, and Cordova, Lapu-Lapu City was a part of the Sixth District from 1987 to 2010.

Tributes to Nelson Yap:

Arnulfo Casul Sr. posted,

May your soul rest in peace my dearest friend, Nelson Yap.


Thanks for the service City Counselor Atty. Nelson Yap..RIP…our snappy snappy salute sir…Farewell konz…

Juanita Ruales Quilantang posted,

Let us pray for the soul of our batchmate, Atty. Nelson Yap who is now in the hands of our Creator, Lord Jesus Christ.
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
We will visit the wake on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 7 pm in their residence in Basak LLC.

Annabeth Cuizon posted,

Thank you Councilor Atty. Nelson Yap for sharing your precious life with us, the Oponganons. The 16th Sangguniang Panlungsod will forever cherish the memories who have shared with us.
Our deepest condolences to the bereaved family.
Rest in peace Atty. Nelson


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