CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – After kicking out Vice-President Leni Robredo from the anti-drug post, President Duterte appointed Dante Jimenez as the new anti-drug boss on Friday.
Jimenez is known as an anti-crime advocate and chair of Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC).
Duterte named Jimenez as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs, a post briefly held by Robredo last year.
Jimenez’s appointment which was signed February 21 was announced Friday including with other new appointments.
Jimenez, a pro-active anti crime advocate, used to lead the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption prior to his appointment to the PACC in 2018.
He belongs to the family that owns the Philippine Mariners Institute in Naga City and another maritime school in Legazpi City. [Joey Natividad/Bicol Today]