Dela Rosa on first few days as senator: ‘Wala pa akong absent ha’
MANILA, Philippines — Since his first day at work, neophyte Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said he has never been absent in the Senate as he diligently attends to his bills and personally checks on his office.
“Wala pa akong absent ha. Since July 1, yung fist day ng work ko, hanggang ngayon andito ako araw-araw,” Dela Rosa said at the regular Kapihan sa Senado on Thursday.
“Excited,” he added, “Tinitingnan ko yung pag ayos ng aking opisina, tinitingnan ko yung pag ayos ng mga bills, priority bills namin…”
He said he also took the opportunity to meet people in the office, especially those who want to make a courtesy call to him.
“Hindi ko sila pwedeng i-meet doon sa bahay, sa nirentahahan kong bahay sa Cavite, napakalayo noon. So dito na lang, gamitin ko na lang opisina ko dito para magkita kami…” Dela Rosa said.
Dela Rosa formerly headed the Philippine National Police and the Bureau of Corrections before his successful bid in the last May senatorial race. (Editor: Jonathan P. Vicente)
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