to fly to Cebu City, where she took her oath of office along with De Castro at the Cebu Provincial Capital.
The oath was administered by Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr. Supreme Court Chief Justice Hilario Davide, swore in Vice President Noli de Castro at a.m. A 21-gun salute honored the President as she signed her oath of office.
Matapos kapwa magbitiw sa Bureau of Customs (BOC) sa kasagsagan ng usapin ng katiwalian sa pwesto, mayroong bagong pwesto sa gobyerno ang dalawang dating Oakwood mutineers na sina Gerardo Gambala at Milo Maestrecampo.
Base sa inilabas na appointment paper na nilagdaan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte, itinalaga nito si Gambala bilang Director IV sa Office for Transportation Security sa ilalim ng Department of Transportation (DOTr).
After Estrada retired to private life following the end of his term he remained active in the Philippine political scene, constantly voicing opposition and dissent to government actions and policies, which he deemed as threats to the liberal traditions and democratic foundations of the country.
Post-inaugural events The president proceed to the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu for a vin d’honneur.
While the significant issues are many, the jugular issue involves the relationship between the ruler and the ruled in a democracy, Philippine style.
Both Macapagal-Arroyo and de Castro were to serve a six-year term commencing on June 30, 2004.Ramos, Supreme Court Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr., House Speaker Jose De Venecia and wife Gina, Senate President Franklin Drilon, members of the Cabinet, Metro Manila mayors led by Manila Mayor Lito Atienza, members of the Senate led by newly-elected senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, Jamby Madrigal, Ralph Recto, members of the House of Representatives and foreign dignitaries who were all seated at the center stage of the grandstand.Vice President Noli de Castro arrived a few minutes ahead of the President who came in at exactly a.m.Cebu became the place of inaugural as a gesture of gratitude for Arroyo garnering the highest number of votes.Inaugural events Pre-inaugural speech The President arrived at exactly a.m.Maliban kina Gambala at Maestrecampo, sampu pang bagong appointees ng pangulo ang inilabas ngayon ng Malakanyang.On the line in the cases at bar is the office of the President.She was accompanied by her husband, First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo, son Dato and his wife, Cacai.A 21-gun salute from the Philippine Marines greeted the President’s arrival.Two hours before he relinquished his presidency to his “anointed” successor, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mr. Macapagal-Arroyo had a 40-minute closed-door talks yesterday at the Palace Music Room as they await the time to go to the Cebu Provincial Capitol, Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu City for the inauguration program supposed to start at exactly 11 a.m.Estrada was a picture of a relieved President who wanted the turnover ceremonies to be done over with a quickly as possible. But after nothing the heavy drizzle yesterday morning which threaten to dampen the inaugural rites, Mr. Macapagal-Arroyo if they could go to the Capitol ahead earlier for fear that people will get soaked and rained even the inaugural affair could start.