Statement

On Justice Japar Dimaampao


The Palace confirms that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed the appointment of Mr. Japar Dimaampao as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (SC).

Justice Dimaampao, who served the Court of Appeals for many years, is a welcome addition to the SC. We are confident that he will continue to uphold the supremacy of the Constitution and the rule of law.

We wish the newest magistrate of the SC all the best in all his future endeavors.