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Noynoy denies election operators to replace exiting Comelec executives 01/07/2011

Friday, January 7, 2011

Noynoy denies election operators to replace exiting Comelec executives

01/07/2011
President Aquino yesterday refuted “speculations” circulated by his former colleague, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, that he was eyeing some alleged poll fraud operators as potential successors to outgoing Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Melo and other retiring commissioners.

Aquino, in a phone interview, clarified that he and the members of his search committee have yet to come up with clear set of nominees for the next Comelec chief.

Neither did Aquino also confirm that former Supreme Court Justices Sixto Brillantes, Leonardo Quisumbing and Eduardo Nachura, said to be retiring this June, have already made it to the shortlist of Melo’s possible replacement as reportedly told by the outgoing Comelec himself.

In fact, he implied, the reason they are not yet disclosing any names as possible candidates for the position is that they are exercising caution..... MORE

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