Koko Pimentel

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Koko Pimentel
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Pimentel in 2018
28th President of the Senate of the Philippines
In office
July 25, 2016 – May 21, 2018
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byFranklin Drilon
Succeeded byTito Sotto
Chair of the Philippine Senate
Electoral Reforms and
People's Participation Committee
In office
July 22, 2013 – July 25, 2016
Preceded bynew office
Succeeded byLeila de Lima
Chair of the Philippine Senate
Justice and Human Rights Committee
In office
July 22, 2013 – July 25, 2016
Preceded byFrancis Escudero
Succeeded byLeila de Lima
Senator of the Philippines
Assumed office
August 15, 2011
National Youth Commission Commissioner for Mindanao
In office
1996–1998
Personal details
Born
Aquilino Martin de la Llana Pimentel III

(1964-01-20) January 20, 1964 (age 56)
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
NationalityFilipino
Political partyPDP–Laban (1985-Present)
Spouse(s)
Jewel May Lobaton
(m. 2000; separated 2011)
ChildrenAquilino Martin Emmanuel L. Pimentel VI
Aquilino Justo L. Pimentel VII
ParentsAquilino Pimentel Jr.
Lourdes de la Llana-Pimentel
RelativesGwendolyn Pimentel-Gana (sister)
Aquilino E. Pimentel Sr. (grandfather)
Petra Quilinging-Pimentel (grandmother)
Alma materAteneo de Manila University (B.S.)
University of the Philippines Diliman (LL.B.)
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionLawyer & Lecturer

Aquilino Martin de la Llana Pimentel III, commonly known as Koko Pimentel, (born January 20, 1964) is a Filipino politician. He was the 28th Senate President of the Philippines from 2016 through 2018.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lardizabal. C. (2016, July 26). Koko Pimentel elected as Senate President of 17th Congress. CNN Philippines.
  2. Pimentel elected as Senate president. (2016, July 25). The Philippine Star.