First House Speaker from Mindanao

Davao del Norte Representative Pantaleon Alvarez takes his oath of office as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives on Monday (July 25, 2016) at the Batasan Complex in Quezon City. Alvarez, a partymate of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, has managed to consolidate majority support at the House of Representatives. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)lam/jme
Davao del Norte Representative Pantaleon Alvarez takes his oath of office as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives on Monday (July 25, 2016) at the Batasan Complex in Quezon City. Alvarez, a partymate of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, has managed to consolidate majority support at the House of Representatives. Jess M. Escaros Jr/PNA/northboundasia