President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has named five more members of his incoming Cabinet including broadcaster Erwin Tulfo as his Department of Social Welfare and Development secretary.
Marcos Jr.’s communications chief Trixie Cruz-Angeles announced the appointment of Tulfo and four others in a press briefing on Monday.
Tulfo is the brother of senator-elect Raffy Tulfo, television personality Ben Tulfo, and newspaper columnist and former special envoy for public diplomacy to China Ramon Tulfo, who was recently arrested for cyber libel.
Cruz-Angeles also announced the appointments of the following:
- Former Manila representative Maria Zenaida Angping – Presidential Management Staff secretary
- Liloan Mayor and vice president-elect Sara Duterte’s spokeswoman Cristina Frasco – Department of Tourism secretary
- Former budget assistant secretary Amenah Pangandaman – Department of Budget and Management secretary
- Former Commission on Information and Communication and Technology chairman Ivan John Uy – Department of Information and Communications Technology secretary
According to the constitution, the president’s Cabinet nominees are subject to approval by the Commission on Appointments. John Ezekiel J. Hirro