Batocabe son picked as Ako Bicol nominee


Ako Bicol Party (AKB) has finalized its set of with the filing of their certificates of candidacy (COCs) at the Comelec office in Intramuros, Manila.

AKB Rep. Alfredo Garbin, in a phone interview, said he and lawyers Justine Batocabe and Bobby Ang would represent the country’s leading party-list in the 2019 polls.

Garbin said after undergoing the selection procedure, he was chosen as the party’s first nominee followed by Batocabe, and Ang as the third nominee.

Batocabe, 30, is the eldest son of AKB Rep. Rodel Batocabe who is on his last term as House representative.

Ang replaces Christopher Co who is now on his third term as AKB solon. (PNA)