Velasco officially attests as Marinduque representative

BOAC, Marinduque – Outgoing House Speaker of the 18th Congress and presently standing Marinduque representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco states continuity of his public service for Marinduqueños after formally taking his oath as representative of the province held at Marinduque Sports Complex in Murallon, Boac on June 26.

Supreme Court Associate Justice Jhosep Lopez administered Velasco’s oath-taking, with Vice President-elect Sara Duterte holding the Bible in the ceremony, and served as the guest of honor for the event.

In his inauguration speech, Velasco extended gratitude towards Marinduqueños for their support, and highlighted how love is the main guide in every trial and challenge faced in Congress, and how it will improve the condition of the town and country.

Likewise, in her talk, Duterte expressed her gratitude to the people of Marinduque for welcoming and supporting her vice-presidential campaign.

Meanwhile, after the oath taking ceremony, a thanksgiving concert was held having local band Kamikazee, Aegis, and Katrina Velarde perform on the stage. —

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