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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau

Speaker inducts 19 new Lakas-CMD members
23 May 2023 05:00:17 PM

SPEAKER Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez, who is president of
Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD), on Tuesday administered the
oath to 19 new party members.

“We welcome our new members and we are happy that they affiliated
themselves with Lakas-CMD, which has committed itself to support
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and his Agenda for Prosperity and
eight-point socio-economic development roadmap,” Speaker Romualdez

He said he hoped that “we will have a fruitful engagement with those
joining our ranks and of course with our existing members.”

Party officials led by former President-turned Deputy Speaker Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo, Chairperson Emeritus; Majority Leader Manuel Jose
“Mannix” M. Dalipe, Executive Vice President; Agusan del Norte Rep.
Jose “Joboy” Aquino II, Secretary General; and others attended the
oath-taking ceremony at the House of Representatives.

Fourteen of the 19 new members physically attended the oath-taking
ceremony while four others submitted their oath of membership as

Those who attended the oath-taking event were Roberto “Pinpin” Uy Jr.,
former Zamboanga del Norte Gov. Roberto Uy Sr., and incumbent Mayors
Lorrymir “Rey” Adasa (Mutia), Marissa Manigsaca (Rizal), Rosendo
Labadlabad (Sindangan), Allan Ferrater (Jose Dalman), Jose Micheal
Meiko Wong (Katipunan), Eugene Caballero (Manukan), Ismael Renquijo
Jr. (President Manuel Roxas), Alberto Bongcawel (Siayan), Salvador
“Jun” Antojado Jr. (Kalawit), Jelster Ed Tiu Quimbo (Labason), and
Norabeth Tuse Carloto (Tampilisan), and Julita, Leyte Councilor Jude
Andrei Romualdez.

Those who submitted their oath of membership were Evelyn Uy, and
incumbent Mayors Eufracio Caidic (Sibutad), Darel Dexter Uy (Dipolog
City), Eddie Justin Quimbo (Gutalac), Roberto “Jun” Uy Jr. (Liloy).

Lakas-CMD is now the largest political party in Congress.(END)