Ebdane named DILG Officer-in-Charge

July 1, 2009 9:11 am 

MANILA, July 1 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has designated Public Works Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane as Office-in-Charge (OIC) of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Executive Secretary and Presidential Spokesman Eduardo Ermita said Ebdane will temporarily take over the post of DILG Secretary Ronaldo Puno who left for the United States on a personal leave.

DILG Assistant Secretary Brian Yamsuan said Secretary Puno will attend the wedding of his daughter in the United States.

In his weekly media briefing this afternoon in Malacañang, Ermita said Ebdane will perform his additional duties in a concurrent capacity as Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). (PNA)



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