The Liberal Party (LP) has appointed former Sen. Leila de Lima as its new spokesperson,
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman announced on Tuesday.
Lagman, LP president, said in a statement that De Lima whom the party decided to designate de Lima as its as official spokesperson during a meeting held Monday. She is a long-time party member, said Lagman.
“De Lima committed to resume her active role in advocating and enhancing the Party’s advocacy on good governance, social justice and liberalism,” Lagman said.
De Lima erstwhile served as the party’s vice president for policy, platform, and advocacy.
“She has not revealed, however, her future political plans pending thorough consultation with allies and kin,” Lagman said.
De Lima, for her part, said she was “honored and grateful” for the nomination.
“I hope to convey our party’s message of reforms and advocacy on good governance, social justice and civil liberties,” she said in a statement.