Ie-extend kaya? Duterte picks Leonardo Guerrero as AFP chief despite December retirement

Oct 25, 2017 @ 21:17

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Eastern Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero as the subsequent chief of workers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Outgoing AFP chief of workers Eduardo Año, who is about to retire on Thursday (October 26) when he reaches the necessary retirement age of 56, confirmed Guerrero’s appointment in an interview with CNN Philippines.

The President will lead the turnover ceremony for the brand new PNP chief at Camp Aguinaldo.

Guerrero will solely serve lower than two months as AFP chief as a result of he’ll flip 56 on December 17.

There is theory as early as now, nonetheless, that his time period will likely be prolonged by Duterte.

A member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1984, Guerrero boasts of a “Davao connection” because the Eastmincom is predicated in Duterte’s hometown.