Henares, de Lima still undecided on Chief Justice post | Inquirer News

Henares, de Lima still undecided on Chief Justice post

By: - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ
/ 11:54 AM June 18, 2012

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima and Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Two top officials of the Aquino government remained undecided on whether or not to accept their nomination to the Chief Justice position.

“No, I haven’t decided yet,” Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares said in a text message on Monday, the last day of submission and acceptance of nomination for the  top post in  the Supreme Court.

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Justice Secretary Leila De Lima, on the other hand, said she has not yet spoken to President Benigno Aquino III.

“I have several hours to decide. I have not yet spoken to the President,” DeLima told reporters in a chance interview.

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De Lima and Henares were among the 26 nominated for the top judicial post.

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