Duterte names PDP-Laban faction exec as acting Cabinet secretary | Inquirer News

Duterte names PDP-Laban faction exec as acting Cabinet secretary

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 01:14 PM March 09, 2022
PDP-Laban faction Secretary General Melvin Matibag takes oath as acting Cabinet Secretary before Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea

PDP-Laban faction Secretary General Melvin Matibag takes oath as acting Cabinet Secretary before Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. (Photo from Matibag)

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a high-ranking official from his PDP-Laban party as the acting Cabinet secretary.

Melvin Matibag. the Secretary-General of the PDP-Laban faction identified with the President on Wednesday confirmed to INQUIRER.net his appointment as acting Cabinet secretary.

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He said his appointment papers were signed on Tuesday and he took oath on Wednesday.

PDP-Laban faction Secretary General Melvin Matibag takes oath as acting Cabinet Secretary before Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea

(Photo from Matibag)

“Yesterday [the appointment papers were signed.] Took oath today and assumed office today,” Matibag said in a text message.

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Matibag replaces Karlo Nograles who was appointed and took oath as the new chairman of the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

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