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Deputy Minority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Monday took over the role of detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile as the minority leader on the latter’s request. Interaksyon

For his part, Senate President Franklin Drilon duly noted the manifestation made by Cayetano.
Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said Enrile sent a letter informing the Senate that the members of the minority have agreed to designate Sotto as acting minority leader. Interaksyon.

“Mr. President, Senator Juan Ponce Enrile has designated Senator Vicente Sotto III as acting minority leader with the assistance of Senator Gregorio Honasan as assistant minority leader,” Cayetano said. Interaksyon.