Mayor-elect Alfredo Lim takes his oath of office, with Vice-President
Noli de Castro, Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Ejercito Estrada and
several other ambassadors and cabinet officials witnessing the
ceremony administered by Chief Justice Reynato Puno.
an outgoing Senator who returns as Manila mayor has promised to bring
law and order back to the city.
The ceremonies were held at the Bonifacio Shrine beside
the city hall of Manila—which was built during Lim’s previous
terms as Manila mayor. In turn, Vice Mayor Francisco Domagoso and
other newly elected officials of Manila also took their oath
administered by Mayor Lim.