MANILA (08-Oct-2012/PNA) – Newly-appointed Commissioner Grace Padaca, a former governor of the province of Isabela, formally assumed her post at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday morning.
After taking her oath of office before Department of Justice Secretary Leila De Lima at the DOJ Bldg. in Ermita, Padaca proceeded to the Comelec main office in Intramuros, where she was briefed by Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. on her duties.
She also met with her fellow commissioners.
President Benigno S. Aquino III appointed Padaca to the Comelec last Tuesday. (PNA)