Cong Pimentel gets new post in PDP-Laban; find out what

Surigao del Sur 2nd district Rep. Johnny Pimentel has been appointed as deputy secretary general of former ruling party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).

Surigao del Sur 2nd district Rep. Johnny Pimentel (left) and former President Rodrigo Duterte (Facebook)

No less than former President Rodrigo Duterte conferred the position to Pimentel, his fellow Mindanaoan.

This took place during the PDP-Laban national assembly Thursday, Sept. 29 where new party officers were also nominated.

On Friday, Sept. 30, Pimentel posted photos of his conferment on his Facebook, as well as a selfie with "Tatay Digong".

(Rep. Johnny Pimentel's Facebook)

"Of course a meet up with the former President is not fully complete without our signature selfie," he wrote.

Pimentel is a senior member of PDP-Laban in the House of Representatives. He is the de facto spokesperson of the party in the legislative chamber.