(UPDATE) PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has renewed the advert interim appointment of 11 Cabinet secretaries who’ve but to get the nod of the Commission on Appointments (CA), Malacañang stated on Tuesday.
Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin led the listing of Cabinet officers who took their oath of workplace earlier than Marcos on Tuesday.
Bersamin, 72, changed former government secretary Victor Rodriguez who stepped down in September however stayed on as presidential chief of employees.
The President additionally reappointed Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Social Welfare Secretary Erwin Tulfo, Public Works Secretary Manuel Bonoan, Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla, Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista, Trade Secretary Alfredo Pascual, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan, Science and Technology Secretary Renato Solidum Jr., Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople, and Human Settlements Secretary Jose Acuzar.
The CA was unable to deal with the advert interim appointments of greater than 10 Cabinet officers attributable to lack of time.
Congress will resume its session on November 7.
Under CA guidelines, nominations or appointments not acted upon or bypassed on the shut of the session of Congress “shall be returned to the President and, unless new nominations or appointments are made, shall not again be considered by the Commission.”
Other bypassed appointees embrace Press Secretary Rose Beatrix “Trixie” Cruz-Angeles, Information and Communications Technology Secretary Ivan John Uy, Commission on Elections Commissioner Nelson Celis, and Commission on Audit Chairman Jose Calida.
The 4 officers, nevertheless, weren’t included within the roster of reappointed Cabinet secretaries which was launched by the Office of the Press Secretary.
Malacañang has but to challenge an announcement on the destiny of the 4 bypassed appointees.