Pimentel resigns as Senate president, nominates Sotto

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has stepped down as Senate president on Monday, nominating Majority Leader Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III as his successor. “I will be the one who will nominate Senator Tito Sotto as Senate president,” Pimentel said in a media briefing. In his speech, the outgoing Senate president said he was grateful that he was able to lead the upper chamber, a post his father, former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. has held in the past. “I step down knowing that I did my best to…

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