2 weeks 2 party-list representatives take their oath before Velasco MB
Two party-list lawmakers took their oath as representatives of the Duterte Youth Party-list and the Senior Citizens Party-list.  It was newly-installed House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco who administered the oath to Ducielle Cardema, and Rodolfo Ordanes as new members of the Lower Chamber. Cardema replaced her husband, Ronald after the latter’s nomination as  Duterte Youth’s 1st nominee was cancelled by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) 1st Division for being overaged since under the law, a youth sector party-list representative must be between 25 to 30 years old. In February this year, the Comelec en banc affirmed the decision of ... more