Nov 24, 2021 @ 15:49

Comelec’s Kho, COA’s Aguinaldo lead 10 aspiring Supreme Court justices

Commission on Audit chairman Michael Aguinaldo and Commission on Elections Commissioner Antonio Kho, Jr. are among the 10 applicants for a looming vacancy at the Supreme Court.

The Judicial and Bar Council announced that the two abogados are scheduled for a virtual interview with the panel on Monday, December 6, a full month ahead of the retirement of Associate Justice Rosmari Carandang on January 9, 2022.

Both Kho and Aguinaldo are scheduled between 9 a.m. to 12 noon, while another contender Maria Filomena Singh is scheduled in the afternoon. Their term of office in their respective agencies will end in February 2022.

Meanwhile, the JBC is still honoring the previous interviews conducted with other applicants, which include Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang and Finance Undersecretary Antonette Tionko.

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