June 23, 2024

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Senator Escudero now the Senate President

Photo courtesy: Dong Padilla

The nomination of Senator Chiz Escudero as Senate President by Senator Allan Peter Cayetano today was approved without objection from fellow senators.

Photo courtesy: Dong Padilla

Escudero will lead the upper chamber after the ouster of Senator Juan ‘Migz’ Zubiri who was quoted as saying to be an independent member of the body. “ I failed to follow instruction to the power that be” was his comment why he was eased out from the post.

Sorsogon governor Edwin Hamor and Heart Evangelista Escudero. Photo courtesy: Dong Padilla

Escudero was sworn in as Senate President by Senator Mark Villar.