Duterte appoints members of charter change consultative committee
Gaea Katreena Cabico (The Philippine Star) - January 25, 2018 - 5:49pm

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed 19 members to the consultative committee who will review the 1987 Constitution.

The committee is chaired by former chief justice Reynato Puno, a federalism advocate.

Duterte has also appointed former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel Jr, the father of local government.

Other members include:

  • Randolph Climaco Parcasio
  • Antonio Binas Arellano
  • Susan Ubalde-Ordinario
  • Arthur Aguilar
  • Reuben Rabe Canoy
  • Roan Libarios
  • Laurence Wacnang
  • Ali Pangalian Balindong
  • Eddie Mapag Alih
  • Bienvenido Reyes
  • Julio Teehankee
  • Antonio Eduardo Nachura
  • Rodolfo Dia Robles
  • Virgilio Castillo Bautista
  • Ranhilio Callangan Aquino
  • Victor de la Serna
  • Edmund Tayao

On December 2016, he signed an executive order creating a 25-member body to study proposals to amend the 1987 Constitution. 

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