Six new officials named to various gov't posts
Manila (26 September) -- Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita announced today the appointment by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of six officials to various government posts effective immediately.
Ermita made the announcement during his media briefing this afternoon in Malacanang.
Department of Justice (DOJ) Undersecretary Linda Hornilla, a former police commissioner and a former senior state prosecutor, heads the new appointees. Hornilla replaced Undersecretary Macabangkit Lanto who ran for congressman in Lanao del Sur last May.
Also appointed were DOJ Assistant Secretary Arthel Caronongan, a former Associate Commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) under the DOJ; Commissioner Nieves de Castro representing the employers sector under the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE); Assistant Secretary Eduardo C. Nolasco of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Assistant Secretary Eubert F. Gutierrez of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Assistant Secretary Parisya Hasmin Taradji of the Department of Social elfare and Development (DSWD). [top]