Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is now “Datu Matansub”
BUKIDNON – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is now a datu.
Last March 14, 2009 in Davao City, roughly a 5-hour drive away from Bukidnon’s capital city Malaybalay, Escudero was adopted as a datu. The adoption of Chiz Escudero as a datu was held during a meeting with tribal leaders from the Mindanao Indigenous People’s Conference for People and Development.
The young senator from Sorsogon was adopted by tribal leaders as “Datu Matansub” (meaning approachable and wise). Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Francis Escudero. Photo by BamBam Luneta