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Bohol Rep. Arthur Yap jump ships to PDP-Laban

Former Agriculture Secretary and now Bohol Rep. Arthur Yap has joined the ruling party of President Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Yap took his oath as member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) before House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez.

Aside from Yap, his former boss former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo also joined the PDP-Laban.

“Reps. GMA and Art Yap just took their oath as PDP-Laban Members before the Speaker,” House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas told reporters.

The PDP-Laban is currently beefing up its coalition in preparation for the 2019 elections.

However, party leader

  • Senate President Koko Pimentel
  • said that they would stop accepting new members by the end of November.

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