Bongbong Marcos picks SolGen Jose Calida as COA chair
MANILA, Philippines — President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has chosen Solicitor General Jose Calida as chairperson of the Commission on Audit under his administration, incoming press secretary Trixie Angeles announced Wednesday.
“Mayroon tayong bagong appointees. The first is Atty. Jose Calida for COA chair,” she said in a press briefing.
Calida is the Solicitor General under the Duterte administration.
He was also an undersecretary of the Department of Justice during the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from 2001-2004.
In 2004, Calida was named executive director of the Dangerous Drugs Board.
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