Returning senator Jinggoy Estrada takes his oath of office
MANILA, Philippines — Returning senator Jinggoy Estrada took his oath of office on Tuesday evening.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Gaerlan administered Estrada’s oath in Parañaque City.
During the election campaign period, the senator-elect pushed for the betterment of workers’ welfare, such as the wage hike and flexible work arrangements.
Estrada placed last in the so-called Magic 12 of the senatorial race, earning 15,108,625 votes.
He first won a Senate seat in 2004 and was reelected in 2010.
Estrada’s half-brother JV Ejercito has also made a Senate comeback as he ranked 10th in the race.
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