Pres. Duterte to Fire Another Government Official Over Alleged Irregularities

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque revealed that the tough-talking President of the Philippines, Pres. Rody Duterte is poised to boot out or to fire another high ranking government official over alleged irregularities.


In an interview with popular radio station DZMM on Tuesday, Spox Harry Roque was quoted as saying "Mayroon na naman pong isa, pero bukas ko na po iaanunsyo iyan dahil baka magalit ang mga taga-Malacañang Press Corps," he told radio DZMM.

The Presidential spokesman did not identify or did name the said official or revealed any reason for the looming dismissal. Spox Harry Roque is set to face a press conference on Wednesday.



There are some speculations among netizens that probably the latest controversy involving the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Christmas party could be connected with the said dismissal because the President has vowed to fire officials "on a whiff of corruption."

Due to the rampant corruption and the seriousness of the President's campaign against corrupt government officials, Pres. Duterte previously axed were Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno, Dangerous Drugs Board chief Dionisio Santiago, and Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor Terry Ridon.

Pres. Duterte even fired the cousin of his wife, Honeylet Avanceña, PCUP Commissioner Melissa Avanceña Aradanas, who was not spared by no less than the President.

The war against corruption of Pres. Rody Duterte was lauded by most netizens, even his critics agreed with his decision to fire controversial government officials linked to corruptions.

Source: ABS-CBN News

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