An Assistant Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government and a party-list lawmaker completed the Senate slate of the Liberal Party.
Ina Ambulogto and party-list Rep. Cresente Paez of Coop-Natcco party-list joined the big names on the list that include Senators Franklin Drilon, Ralph Recto, TG Guingona, former Senators Francis Pangilinan, Panfilo Lacson and Rodolfo Biazon, as well as former Pampanga Gov. Mark Lapid, former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, ex-Director General Joel Villanueva of the Techinical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and Philhealth director Risa Hontiveros who is running for senator for the third time.
Ambulogto, a Muslim, is a nongovernment-organization worker .
Paez, on the other hand, is on his third and last term as a party-list representative.
The Senate slate of the ruling party will be officially announced today.
The LP team, led by standard bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd and runningmate Camarines Sur. Rep. Leni Robredo is dubbed Koalisyon ng Daang Matuwid.
LLANESCA T. PANTI