Cimatu resigns as DENR chief due to health reasons | Inquirer News

Cimatu resigns as DENR chief due to health reasons

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 05:25 PM February 18, 2022

Roy Cimatu

MANILA, Philippines — Secretary Roy Cimatu has resigned as the head of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Malacañang confirmed Friday.

Cabinet Secretary and acting presidential spokesman Karlo Nograles said Cimatu’s resignation is due to health reasons.


DENR Usec. Jim Sampulna has been designated as the agency’s Officer-in-Charge, he added.


“We wish Secretary Cimatu good health as he transitions from his decades-long and stellar service in government to private life,” Nograles said in a statement.


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