Bongbong to DILG? ‘No idea’ – Malacañang
MALACAÑANG has belied rumors that former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is being groomed as the next secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
“Frankly, I don’t have any knowledge of that,” presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told reporters.
“As far as I’m concerned, I have not received anything [about the supposed appointment of Marcos as DILG head],” the
There have been speculations that President Rodrigo Duterte would invite Marcos to the Cabinet after the one-year ban on appointing losing candidates in the May 2016 elections expires.
Marcos ran for vice president in the national elections held last year but lost narrowly to former Camarines Sur representative Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo.
Following Robredo’s victory, Marcos - sive fraud.
In the previous Aquino administration, Robredo’s running mate, Manuel Roxas
failed bid for the presidency Jejomar Binay.