DepEd in ‘good hands’ under Sara Duterte – Briones
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) will be in “good hands” once presumptive Vice President Sara Duterte-Carpio heads the agency, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said in a statement on Wednesday.
Briones said she welcomed the announcement of presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. that he would appoint Duterte-Carpio as DepEd secretary.
“I and the DepEd family are ready to work with her team for the orderly transition of DepEd leadership,” Briones said. “We are confident that DepEd will be in able hands and anticipate a continuity.”
According to Marcos, Duterte-Carpio has agreed to accept the post.
The presidential frontrunner earlier claimed that Duterte-Carpio would want to head the Department of National Defense should they win the polls. Duterte-Carpio, however, said the decision would be up to the elected president.
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