Testimonial for Senator Rodolfo G. Biazon

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Alumni

Sen. Biazon et al in 1996

The UP Mindanao community issues this testimony in honor of former Senator Rodolfo G. Biazon on his passing on June 12. 2023. Senator Biazon is a "Prime Mover," one among those behind the creation of UP Mindanao.      

 As a member of the Senate Committee on Education, Arts, and Culture in 1994, Senator Rodolfo Biazon was a co-author of Senate Bill No. 2051, seeking the establishment of the University of the Philippines in Mindanao. His co-authors were senators Orly Mercado, Edgardo Angara, Leticia Shahani, Alberto Romulo, Joey Lina Jr., and Santanina Razul. Senate Bill 2051 was later consolidated with the House Bill to become Republic Act 7889. 

In appreciation, UP Mindanao constituents invited former Senator Rodolfo Biazon to the 1st Anniversary of UP Mindanao in 1996. In the photo above, Senator Biazon is seated on the right. Beside him is Chancellor Rogelio V. Cuyno and the late former Congressman and House Speaker Prospero Nograles Jr. Congressman Nograles was the author of House Bill 30358, the House version of the bill for the creation of UP Mindanao.     

Source: "The UP Mindanao Story," unpublished manuscript by Agnes. S. Togon.

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