Pimentel steps down as Senate President, nominates Sotto as successor

DAVAO CITY (May 21) — Saying he has to be open for change, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III stepped down as Senate president on Monday, and nominated Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III to take the helm at the upper chamber. “This is an example of a peaceful and willing transfer of power in the senate, …