President Rodrigo Duterte has named a “brother” from his fraternity, Lex Talionis, as the Philippines’ new ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

According to an April 27 report by the Philippine Star, Duterte has submitted the identify of Filipino-American lawyer Adnan Alonto for the Commission on Appointments (CA) for affirmation.

Alonto was once the Grand Judex or head of Lex Talionis.

He was described in information experiences final 12 months as the general coordinator for North America of the Brotherhood for Duterte USA.

According to a report by American media firm NBC News, Alonto labored as a paralegal for a Silicon Valley software program firm.

Aside from Alonto, the opposite names of envoys submitted by Duterte to the CA have been Joseph Yap, Bernardina Catalla and Wilfredo Santos.

Yap is the new ambassador to Singapore, Catalla is assigned to Lebanon whereas Santos is headed to Iran.