JUSTICE SECRETARY AGUIRRE RESIGNS

AGUIRRE 2President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Thursday, April 5, that he has accepted the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.

“I accepted the resignation of Vit Aguirre, my fraternity brother,” Duterte announced in a Palace event .

640_Peter-Lim-and-Kerwin-Espinosa_2017_07_31_16_40_56

Two days ago on Tuesday, Malacañang rejected rumors that Duterte has sacked  the Justice Secretary over the dismissal of drug trafficking charges against businessman Peter Lim and self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa.

READ MORE 2

GUEVARA IS NEW CHIEF JUSTICE

“The President’s sole instruction to me: DO WHAT IS RIGHT,” Menardo Guevarra said Thursday night after he took his oath of office as new Secretary of the Department of Justice (DOJ).

President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Guevara as ad interim DOJ head following the resignation of Secretary Vitaliano Aguerre.READ MORE 2

 

GUEVARA DOJ CHIEF
President Rodrigo R. Duterte administers the oath of ad interim Secretary of Justice Menardo Guevarra during a ceremony at the Malacañang Palace on April 5, 2018. (Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo)

 

 aguirre duterte

Aguirre on exit as justice chief: ‘We made DOJ better’

Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Friday expressed gratitude to the Department of Justice (DOJ) after serving the agency for almost two years.

“Thankful for the opportunity to have served our countrymen as the steward of your DOJ. As I leave the Department of Justice, I find comfort in the thought that, by our collective efforts, we have improved the DOJ in key areas. We have achieved this by hard work and indomitable faith in the protection, providence and guidance of the Almighty,” Aguirre said in a statement, which came day after President Rodrigo R. Duterte announced his resignation.READ MORE 2

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s