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Kiko Pangilinan, Ralph Recto, Vilma Santos sworn into office

/ 04:50 PM June 27, 2016
Senator Francis Pangilinan took his oath before Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno/Photo by Supreme Court PIO

Senator Francis Pangilinan took his oath before Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno/Photo by Supreme Court PIO

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Monday swore into office Liberal Party Senators Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan and Senator Ralph Recto.

The Chief Justice also swore into office Recto’s wife, Congresswoman-elect Vilma Santos.

Pangilinan was accompanied by his wife, megastar Sharon Cuneta, and their children KC, Frankie, Miel, and Miguel.

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Senator Ralph Recto with wife elected Congresswoman Vilma Santos and son/Photo by SC-PIO

Senator Ralph Recto with wife elected Congresswoman Vilma Santos and son/Photo by SC-PIO

Pangilinan was the eighth among 12 winning senators with 15,955,949 votes.

He was first elected senator in 2001 and served until 2013. In 2014, he was appointed presidential assistant on food security and agriculture modernization.

Recto finished 11th in the senatorial races with 14,271,868 votes.

Recto and his wife were accompanied by their son Ryan Christian. JE/rga

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