Jul 27, 2017 @ 18:53

Best mates without end Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Panfilo Lacson topped the “honor roll” throughout Congress’ first common session as they posted an ideal attendance amongst 24 senators.

They were additionally “role models” to their friends as they at all times arrived early in all of the 89 plenary classes from July final yr to June 2.

Former allies turned frenemies, Alan Peter Cayetano and Antonio Trillanes IV, shared one thing in frequent: they were the worst in attendance and punctuality.

Cayetano attended solely 31 session days and he was late 10 instances. Cayetano was listed absent solely as soon as as a result of he was out for 51 instances on official mission.

His fellow Nacionalista Party member, Trillanes, was marked absent 5 instances and was on an official mission for 16 days. Trillanes was the tardiest amongst senators as he was arrived late 26 instances.

Cayetano’s appointment as Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) secretary minimize brief his stint in the Senate by 14 days earlier than it went sine die.

Leila de Lima missed 23 session days as a result of of her detention. But she was not a task mannequin for diligence as she got here late 59 instances, wento on an official mission 4 instances and filed sick go away 3 times.

Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri had a clear sheet in attendance however he was late for 19 classes.

Risa Hontiveros and Gregorio Honasan each had a close to good report with one absence and one late attendance every.

Richard Gordon and Francis Escudero were current for 86 classes; Nancy Binay and Win Gatchalian attended 85 classes; and Manny Pacquiao, Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan and Minority Leader Franklin Drilon were current in 84 classes.

Despite his worldwide boxing competitions, Pacquiao was marked absent solely thrice, was on official mission twice and marked late 15 instances.

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto was current for 83 classes; Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III , Loren Legarda and Sonny Angara chalked up 82 plenary days; Cynthia Villar attended 80 classes; Grace Poe participated in 79 classes; and Joseph Victor “JV” Villar was current 77 instances. He missed 12 classes as he served the preventive suspension slapped in opposition to him by the Sandiganbayan on account of an alleged anomalous firearms deal which he signed when was nonetheless San Juan City mayor.

Source: politics.com.ph