Saturday, April 1, 2017

JBC submits shortlists for CA, Sandigan posts | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star |

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A total of seven candidates are vying for the vacancy at the CA while there are five nominees for the vacant post at the anti-graft court.

The seven candidates shortlisted for the CA are the following: Gregorio Dela Peña (five votes); Walter Ong (five votes); Joselito Vibandor (five votes); Merianthe Pacita M. Zuraek (five votes); Jeoffre Acebido (four votes); Anisah Amanodin-Umpa (four votes) and Tita Marilyn Payoyo-Villordon (four votes).

The chosen candidate will replace the seat to be vacated by Associate Justice Francisco Acosta who is set to retire on April 2.

For the vacancy at the Sandiganbayan, the following were shortlisted: Philip Aguinaldo, Maryann Corpus-Mañalac, Danilo Cruz, Bayani Jacinto and Rosanna Fe Romero-Maglaya. All these candidates got four votes.

The chosen candidate will assume the post vacated by Associate Justice Roland Jurado who retired on Feb. 1, 2017.

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