Villar swears in Trillanes as newest NP member

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Sen. Manuel Villar formally announced on Sunday, July 8, that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV is the newest member of the Nacionalista Party (NP)

OATH-TAKING. Sen. Villar (right, in short sleeves) swears in Sen. Trillanes (middle, long sleeves) as newest NP member on July 8. Partymates witness oath-taking. Photo from Nacionalista Party

MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Manuel Villar formally announced on Sunday, July 8, that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV is the newest member of the Nacionalista Party (NP).

In a statement, Villar, the NP president, said Trillanes took his oath in a simple ceremony at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel.

Villar called Trillanes as an “asset” to the party as preparations are underway for the 2013 elections.

Present during the oath-taking were Villar’s wife and former Congresswoman Cynthia Villar, as well as Senators Alan Peter Cayetano, Pia Cayetano, Ferdinand “Bong-bong” Marcos, Cavite Rep. Boying Remulla, Las Piñas Rep. Mark Villar and Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano. – Rappler.com


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