Law Prohibits Military Chief Año from Becoming Interior Secretary upon Retirement

President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to have military chief Eduardo Año assume the interior secretary post after the latter’s retirement in October has hit a snag. The law prohibits members of the military or police from assuming the Interior and Local Government position within a year after leaving the services. Duterte has been stacking his cabinet with former military officers, claiming that government agencies need the discipline that…

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