‘Habal Habal’ justice appointed to SC
Court of Appeals Justice Edgardo delos Santos finally takes his spot in the high court. The abogado is the new appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice.
CA Justice Edgardo delos Santos has been appointed Supreme Court justice and will take his oath this afternoon. Justice Delos Santos is known in Visayas as a ‘habal habal’ justice. His inspiring story here: https://t.co/Txxv9tKaLK @rapplerdotcom
— Lian Buan (@lianbuan) December 3, 2019
Delos Santos came from humble beginnings with a fisherman as a father. The abogado studied law and graduated from the University of San Carlos.
The abogado also eventually made a name for himself when he penned the closing of the controversial Inayawan landfill in Cebu City.
Good luck, Justice!