Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan lauded the appointment of new Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin.
The Baguio politiko said Bersamin has “proven competence, independence, and track record as a member of the judiciary for over three decades.”
Bersamin is from Abra in the Cordillera region. He is the first Cordileran to be appointed Chief Justice.
“We are proud of Bersamin’s appointment as the next Chief Justice,” Domogan said.
“He deserves to be named to the highest position in the judiciary because of his long decades of experience in the legal profession,” he added.