Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Representative Rufus B. Rodriguez has just been elected as Deputy Speaker for the 18th Congress of the House of Representatives.
In a statement, Rep. Rodriquez said he is honoured to be elected as deputy speaker of the House even as he is humbled by the trust and privilege to serve as Deputy Speaker of the 18th Congress.
“Persistent hard work and heart in legislation and service to our constituents in Cagayan De Oro and the Philippines has gotten us here today,” he said.
“My heartfelt gratitude extends to all; including my colleagues in Congress, Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, my family, friends, and most of all, our Kagay-anon constituents. Rest assured, we continue in our commitment to help legislate in furtherance of the Constitutional principles of social justice and dignity for all Filipinos,” he said.
Isip usa ka Kagay-anon, dakong garbo nga napili kita nga Deputy Speaker sa Kongreso. Magpadayon kita sa pagpaningkamot nga makatabang sa atong mga kaigsuonan sa dakbayan sa Cagayan De Oro. Daghang Salamat sa tiunay nga suporta mga igsoon, Rodriguez said. Muslimedia.PH