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Albay Rep. Lagman takes oath before VP Robredo

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Opposition congressman Edcel Lagman of Albay has taken his oath before Vice President Leni Robredo.

Lagman belongs to the erstwhile ruling party the Liberal Party, which VP Robredo heads.

“Congratulations to Cong. Edcel Lagman on the opportunity to continue serving the 1st District of Albay,” said the vice president.

“We wish him all the best as he upholds not only his constituents’ welfare, but also the values that we must hold dear as Filipinos,” she added.

Lagman is one of the most vocal critics of President Rodrigo Duterte at the House of Representatives.

Meanwhile, Lagman’s son Edcel Grex took his oath as Vice Governor of Albay before Senator Koko Pimentel.

Pimentel leads the ruling party PDP-Laban, which the younger Lagman is a part of.

“Took my oath as Vice-Governor of the Province of Albay before the president of PDP-Laban, Senator Koko Pimentel. A lawyer, Bar topnotcher, excellent public servant, Iskolar ng Bayan and friend. Truly an honor,” said Edcel Grex.