Sal Panelo can’t confirm if Peralta is new CJ
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo cannot confirm that President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a new Chief Justice. After Bersamin’s retirement, the abogado said that he cannot say for sure that Justice Diosdado Peralta is the new CJ.
Presidential Spokesman Panelo, Executive Secretary Medialdea, and Justice Secretary Guevarra say they can’t confirm if President Duterte has appointed Justice Diosdado Peralta as Chief Justice. @rapplerdotcom
— Pia Ranada (@piaranada) October 17, 2019
Panelo was pressed for answers by the media. However, the abogado refused alongside Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra who also did not confirm the appointment.
So mga 80% sure?