Duterte appoints Miriam Santiago's husband as revenue adviser

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed the husband of the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago as one of his advisers.

Duterte named Narciso "Jun" Santiago Jr as presidential adviser for revenue enhancement, with a rank of undersecretary, on March 2.

Santiago held the same post under President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from 2004 to 2010.

Before this, he served as undersecretary for interior and local government under the Estrada administration.

Duterte also appointed the following officials:



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