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Albayalde says he is open to accept Cabinet post

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 12:01 PM July 25, 2019
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PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde during a press briefing at NHQ, Camp Crame, Quezon City. INQUIRER PHOTO/ JAM STA ROSA

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde said he is willing to accept a Cabinet position if President Rodrigo Duterte offers him a post.

“That depends on the Commander in Chief. That depends on the President. Who am I to refuse?” Albayalde told ABS-CBN News Channel’s Headstart on Thursday when asked if he was willing to join Duterte’s Cabinet after his retirement as PNP chief.

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“I am still willing to work if the President says so,” Albayalde added.

Albayalde is expected to step down as the PNP chief in November this year.

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The PNP chief, likewise, said he is also preparing for his retirement. /je

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