Aquino names new DepEd, DND officials-A A +A
Friday, December 13, 2013
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has appointed new officials in the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of National Defense (DND), a Palace official said Friday.
Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said during the regular press briefing that the Chief Executive signed on December 11 the appointment letters of the new presidential appointees.
In a transmittal letter signed by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. addressed to Education Secretary Armin Luistro, Aquino appointed Luz Arriola, Germelina Pascual and Ramir Uytico as Acting School Division Superintendents.
The President also appointed Delfin N. Lorenzana as Presidential Representative/Head, Office of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., United States of America.
According to the transmittal letter signed by Ochoa to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, the term of office of Lorenzana would be co-terminus with the appointing authority. (SDR/Sunnex)