DAVAO CITY, Apr. 17, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte has made good on his promise to reappoint cabinet personnel who are bypassed by the Commission on Appointments, according to documents from the commission.
Duterte issued ad interim appointments to four cabinet members.
CA documents reveal that Agrarian Reform secretary Mariano Rafael, Environment secretary Regina Lopez, Health secretary Paulyn Ubial, and Social Welfare secretary Judy Taguiwalo are among those reappointed as of Apr. 17.
The documents show that the cabinet people were appointed last Mar. 16, but were each bypassed by the Commission.