Mangilimutan denies rumors of a 90-day suspension


La Castellana Mayor Rhumyla Nicor-Mangilimutan of Negros Occidental denied reports that she has been suspended for 90 days.

“I continue to dispose of my duties and responsibilities as chief executive of this town,” Mangilimutan said yesterday.

The mayor said some municipal employees got wind of the rumor and informed her about it. (

She told them that she continues to sign documents including their payroll.

Mangilimutan believes her political detractors are the ones behind the “suspension rumors.”

“Granting that my opponents filed a case, it will undergo a process, until then it remains hearsay,” she added.