Bongga! Lucas Bersamin attends his first ever flag ceremony as CJ
Newly-appointed Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin was welcomed to his new role with a lot of flair. The abogado attended his first ever flag ceremony surrounded by the support of the community and various streamers.
LOOK: Supreme Court justices and staff welcome Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin with a tarpaulin and multi-colored balloons as the top magistrate is set to attend his first flag raising ceremony this morning. | via @mikenavallo pic.twitter.com/gNNYhaherS
— ABS-CBN News (@ABSCBNNews) December 3, 2018
Bersamin was met with applause and multi-colored balloons as he takes on the new role after the short stint of Justice Teresita De Castro. The abogado was also joined by 8 other justices including Retired Justice Adolfo Azcuna and Court Administrator Midas Marquez.
The abogado also delivered a message to the Supreme Court staff and asked for unity to bring a good image back to the judiciary. He also noted that even though he is not the most senior one in their ranks, he has 32 years of experience behind him.
Akala ko ba seniority rules?