NBI chief quits; De Lima wants him to stay


RESIGNED. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) director Nonattus Rojas in a press conference at the NBI, 7 August 2013. EPA/ Francis Malasig

National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) chief Nonnatus Rojas tendered his “irrevocable resignation” September 2, in connection with alleged leaks in the agency on the Janet Lim-Napoles case. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Rojas tendered his resignation after President Benigno Aquino III told the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) there are people in the NBI who are “less trustworthy.” De Lima however said the President was “misquoted” by the paper. De Lima said  she told President Benigno Aquino III “not to accept” the resignation.

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