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NHA chief to temporarily assume HUDCC top post

/ 10:22 PM November 26, 2018
Marcelino Escalada Jr.

National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr., center. (File photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

National Housing Authority (NHA) General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. will temporarily assume the functions of dismissed Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Secretary-General Falconi Millar, Malacañang said on Monday night.

“In the meantime he [Escalada] will perform [the] functions of [HUDCC] Sec-Gen in addition to his primary duties as NHA GM,“ the Office of Executive Secretary told Palace reporters in a text message.

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President Rodrigo Duterte terminated Millar last week for allegedly extorting money from a company to expedite the release of HUDCC’s payment for its financial obligation.

READ: Duterte fires HUDCC secretary-general due to corruption allegations

Millar the accusation which he tagged as a “demolition job” against him. /atm

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