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Duterte appoints Wilkins Villanueva as new PDEA director general

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 10:03 PM May 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 10 director Wilkins Villanueva as the agency’s director general.

Villanueva is replacing PDEA’s outgoing chief Aaron Aquino.

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Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this in a text message to INQUIRER.net Tuesday.

Prior to being PDEA-10’s regional director, Villanueva served as PDEA-National Capital Region (NCR) chief.

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Villanueva was also chief of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) intelligence and investigation service.

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