NFA appointment bared

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A Malacañang official, who said he was not authorized to announce the appointment, disclosed to the Philippine Daily Inquirer that Orlan Agbin Calayag would soon be named the new administrator of the National Food Authority (NFA).

“His (appointment) papers are being readied now,” said the Palace official.

Calatag was the chief of staff of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala when the latter was a congressman.

Earlier, a report began making the rounds that President Aquino had named Customs Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Investigation Danilo Lim as the new NFA chief in place of Lito Banayo who resigned late last year to prepare for his Congress bid in May.

But Malacañang appeared not to know anything about it.

When asked to confirm the report, Palace officials refused to comment on the matter.

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  • Rovingmoron

    Retired Gen. Danny Lim will be more effective with the Bureau of Customs, where he can apply his knowledge in intelligence-gathering skills against big time smugglers, rather than hole his up inside the NFA. When BOC chief Biazon gets out of the bureau, then Danny Lim can take his place. In this way, corrupt customs employees who connive with smugglers will have a hard time to succeed in their shady deals.

    • droccu

      Agree….

    • jaygibi

      in your face!!!!.. tagal na ni lim sa BOC pero naglipana parin ang mga smuggler at naging masahol pa ang smuggling., 

      • Ernesto Ancheta

        hindi madali alisin ang mga buwaya sa BOC, may mga kanya-kanyang padrino yan at ang batas natin na hohocus pocus; at lumalaban din ang mga yan dahil ayaw nilang matigil ang kita nila palibhasa may pera din na pang attorney na magagaling

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GYYFBINDMTZHM6TDHPB667452M agustin

     Banayo has left the NFA free with out any case filed.where is the tuwid na daan of Pnoy ?

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