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LOOK: Ex-Senate President Koko Pimentel marries Chef Kathryna Yu

By: - Reporter
/ 03:31 PM October 19, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte poses with the newlyweds Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and chef Kathryna Yu at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on Thursday, October 18, 2018. (Malacañang photo)

Former Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Chef Kathryna Yu have tied the knot.

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio officiated on the wedding rites Thursday, October 18, at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City.


Senators and other political personalities grace the wedding of Senator Koko Pimentel and Kathryna Yu at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on Thursday, October 18, 2018. (Malacañang photo)

Several political personalities attended the affair, including President Rodrigo Duterte, who is also Pimentel’s party-mate in the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan.

Senator Koko Pimentel welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte in his wedding on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Marching with the President is Leyte First District Rep. Yedda Romualdez. (Malacañang photo)

“At this very moment, despite the chaos of politics, God blessed me with another opportunity to love and be loved through Kath, my wife,” Pimentel said in a Facebook post on Thursday.


“I am grateful to everyone for your support and love to Kath and I,” he also said.

President Rodrigo Duterte chats with former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. during the wedding of his son Koko on Thursday, October 18, 2018. (Malacañang photo)

President Rodrigo Duterte and Special Assistant to the President Chistopher “Bong” Go share a light moment with Senator Koko Pimentel before the senator’s wedding on Thursday, October 18, 2018. (Malacañang photo) 

Pimentel, 54, and Yu, 36, met each other five years ago at the senator’s victory party for winning in the 2013 elections.  /kga

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