Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon is so completely happy to discover out he shed a few pounds and inches after the Christmas season.
He discovered this out after one in every of employees took his measurements for the brand new robe that he and different colleagues would put on for their anticipated function as judges within the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno.
“May pumunta na sa opisina, siguro from the Office of the Senate President, ang sabi ko meron akong dating toga at pumayat ako ng konti ngayon at pwede ko pa gamitin ‘yun,” he mentioned between gasps of laughter.
Drilon mentioned senators had been requested to have a becoming for their impeachment robes. Drilon is without doubt one of the few incumbent senators who participated within the impeachment trial of the final Chief Justice Renato Corona.
Corona was impeached by the House of Representatives in Dec. 2011 and the Senate trial lasted for 5 months.