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Sotto vows to be a better Senate president

Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday vowed to exceed, if not maintain, the performance of his predecessor, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III to ensure the high approval ratings of the upper chamber and earning as well the approval…

Just call me Tito SP – Sotto

Senator Vicente Sotto III admitted being uncomfortable in being formally as “Senate president” as he would rather be called with his nickname being attached to his new title.

TIMELINE: The rise and fall of Koko Pimentel

Senator Koko Pimentel announced that he is stepping down from the Senate presidency and would be nominating Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto to the top post of the chamber.

Recto stays as Senate president pro tempore – Zubiri

Except for the positions of the Senate president and majority leader, no other key leadership posts will be affected in the impending reorganization in the upper chamber, Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri on Friday said.

14 senators back Sotto for Senate President

Fourteen, or a majority of senators, are already backing Senate Majority Tito Sotto to become Senate President Koko Pimentel’s replacement, a highly-placed source said.