New presiding justice of the Court of Appeals takes oath

MANILA, Philippines — Justice Romeo Barza has been sworn in as the new presiding justice of the Court of Appeals.

President Rodrigo Duterte  has appointed Barza to take over the position of then Presiding Justice Andres Reyes Jr, who was appointed last July as a magistrate of the Supreme Court.

Justice Barza is from Lupon, Davao Oriental. He became a judge in Batangas City in 1995 and was appointed as an associate justice of the Court of Appeals in 2006 by former president and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Arroyo. – UNTV News & Rescue

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