President Rodrigo Duterte had a one-on-one meeting with former Defense Secretary Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. in Malacañang Tuesday (August 15).
The Palace has but to reveal particulars of the meeting, though a video uploaded by the Radio TV Malacañang (RTVM) confirmed Duterte additionally meeting on the identical day with Teodoro’s wife, former Tarlac Rep. Monica Louise “Nikki” Prieto-Teodoro, for the turnover of a money donation to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The occasion was witnessed by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.
Duterte had requested Teodoro to grow to be his Defense Secretary shortly after the 2016 elections, however the former lawmaker and presidential candidate turned it down.
Lorenzana finally bagged the post.