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Harry Roque says he declined provide to turn out to be Comelec chairman


Roque offered Comelec post

FILE PHOTO: Former Palace spokesperson Harry Roque. INQUIRER

MANILA, Philippines — Former Palace spokesperson and now senatorial aspirant Harry Roque stated he declined a proposal to turn out to be chairman of the Fee on Elections (Comelec).

“Maybe for the primary time I’ll reveal that the submit of Comelec chairman was first supplied to me,” Roque informed a bunch of reporters on Saturday.

Roque stated he couldn’t settle for the provide as he was “very loyal” to President Rodrigo Duterte.

“I stated, I can’t settle for that as a result of clearly I’m presidential spokesperson, and I’m appropriately perceived as being loyal to the President, and that’s the reason I made a decision to not settle for it as a result of I would destroy the integrity of the fee, figuring out that I’m very loyal to the President, which at the moment, was considering a run for the Senate, and likewise the daughter was operating,” Roque added.

Commissioner Socorro Inting is now performing chairman of the ballot physique following the retirement of Comelec chairman Sheriff Abas.

/MUF

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