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Why was Godofredo Ramos called the Father of Aklan?

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October 22, 2008 8:17AM

Godofredo P. Ramos was called the Father of Aklan because as a congressman, he authored House Bill No. 334, proposing the separation of Aklan from Capiz. He was a native of Malay town in Aklan.

The bill was approved by the House of Representatives on 9 May 1955 and by the Senate on 16 April 1956. It was finally signed by President Ramon Magsaysay as Republic Act No. 1414.