#DutertePleaseAppointMe: Which gov’t position do you want?

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#DutertePleaseAppointMe: Which gov’t position do you want?
Twitter users tell President Rodrigo Duterte why they should be part of his administration

MANILA, Philippines – With your current qualifications, which government position would suit you best?

On Thursday, August 4, a rumor that Mocha Uson would be the Bureau of Customs’ social media consultant spread across the internet. It was met with much surprise and confusion from netizens, causing her name to become a trending topic.

Although such an appointment has since been denied by Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon, Twitter users had already taken the news and spun it into the highly amusing trend #DutertePleaseAppointMe.

From the Department of Energy to the Supreme Court, here are some of the “candidates” vying for the country’s top government positions. For your consideration:

Department of Energy


Department of National Defense


Department of Environment and Natural Resources


Department of Budget and Management


Department of Transportation


Department of Social Welfare and Development


Department of Tourism


Department of Education


Department of Public Works and Highways


Department of Agriculture


Department of Science and Technology’s PAGASA


Others are “eyeing” even non-Cabinet positions:





Philippine National Police


National Bureau of Investigation


Supreme Court


Court of Appeals


The stream of tweets using this hashtag is as long as it is hilarious. Find your new favorite government officials in the tweets below:


What about you? With your skills, which government position would you be perfect for? – Rappler.com

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