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NOGRALES HITS OUSTER OF VELASCO ALLY MIKEE ROMERO AS DEPUTY SPEAKER

PBA party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles on Friday said 1-Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero’s removal as Deputy Speaker was an affront to the party-list coalition.

Cayetano removes Velasco ally from powerful post

“The removal of Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero is an affront against the party-list coalition,” Nograles said.

Romero is the first casualty in the power struggle between his ally, Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco, and Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano. 

Nograles, like Romero also an ally of Velasco, expressed shock at Romero’s ouster.

House replaces Romero as deputy speaker

The House of Representatives on Friday elected Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro as deputy speaker, replacing 1-PACMAN party-list Rep. Michael Romero, a known ally of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.Castro, on the other hand, is a supporter of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano.Deputy Majority… Read More

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