Rizal Hall, Malacañan Palace
13 June 2013
President Benigno S. Aquino III administered the oath of office of five Liberal Party senators-elect Grace Poe, Loren Legarda, Chiz Escudero, Koko Pimentel and Sonny Angara in Malacañang.
Aside from the five senators, 39 LP governors and the entire Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) legislative assembly took their oath of office before President Aquino. Among the provincial governors are Junie Cua (Quirino), Alfonso Umali (Oriental Mindoro), Hilario Davide III (Cebu), Carmencita Reyes (Marinduque), Exequiel Javier (Antique), Gerardo Espina Jr. (Biliran), Ed Chatto (Bohol), Jum Akbar (Basilan), Mamintal Adiong Sr. (Lanao del Sur), Esmael Mangudadatu (Maguindanao), Abdusakur Tan II (Sulu), Nurbert Sahali (Tawi-Tawi) and ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman.
Members of the ARMM Regional Legislative Assembly who were sworn into office are Vice Governor Haroun Al Rashid Lucman, representatives Ahmad Ali Ismael, Ronie Hantian, Haber Asarul of Basilan; Ziaur-Rahman Adiong, Majul Gandamra, Docjan Pandi of Lanao del Sur 1st District; Yasser Balindong, Alex Menor, Hosni Macapodi of Lanao del Sur 2nd District; Roonie Sinsuat, Cahar Ibay, Harold Tomawis of Maguindanao 1st District; Khadafeh Mangudadatu, Tunggal Piang, Datu Guiadzali Midtimbang of Maguindanao 2nd District; Nedra Burahan, Ben Tulawie, Rizal Tingkahan Jr. of Sulu 1st District; Rudija Anni, Moh Bhydir Sarapuddin, Khalil Hajibin of Sulu 2nd District; Sulay Halipa, Myrna Ajihil and Rodolfo Bawasanta of the Lone District of Tawi-Tawi.
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