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Bongbong Marcos picks SolGen Jose Calida as COA chair

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 02:47 PM June 29, 2022
Bongbong Marcos picks SolGen Jose Calida as COA chair

FILE PHOTO: Solicitor General Jose Calida. INQUIRER.net/Tetch Torrres

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.

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“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.

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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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