Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

President Rodrigo Duterte said he had asked Teodoro “Boy” Locsin to replace Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano,

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

who is expected to leave his post and run for a seat in the House of Representatives in the 2019 elections.

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

Nevertheless, Duterte made the confirmation on Friday upon his arrival from Bali, Indonesia after attending the Association

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Leaders’ Meet.

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

The President had said that he has already found a replacement for Cayetano, whom he opted not to name just yet.

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

In any case, Duterte asked his confided in associate, Christopher “Bong” Go, to call Locsin and inquire as to

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

whether he would acknowledge the DFA Secretary position.

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

Besides, I don’t know whether Teddy Boy has consented to be DFA secretary Siya, sabi niya (indicating Go),” Duterte said.

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

Meanwhile, Locsin is at present the Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations.

Duterte confirms offering top DFA post to Teddy Boy Locsin

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