• share this

Duterte fires another gov’t exec, this time a Customs deputy commissioner

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 04:39 PM May 30, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has fired another government official, this time a Customs deputy commissioner over alleged excessive travels abroad.

Duterte on Wednesday sacked Customs Deputy Commissioner Noel Patrick Sales Prudente during his speech where he condemned smuggled luxury motor vehicles at the Bureau of Customs in Manila.


“He is now under investigation by the House. I will cut short the agony of Congress, so I am firing him today,” Duterte said.

Prudente was only appointed to the position in February./vvp


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Customs, latest Philippine news, Philippine news updates, Rodrigo Duterte
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2018 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.