Marcos to gov’t execs: Be vigilant against corruption, temptation

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. urged career executive service officers and eligibles in the country to be vigilant against as they try to reshape the bureaucracy.

In his speech on the 49th anniversary of the establishment of the Career Executive Service Board (CESB) and 2022 Career Executive Service Lifelong Learning for the Leadership Congress this Tuesday, Nov. 22, Marcos urged government executives to help him recreate the bureaucracy and actively participate in promoting the administration’s 8-point socioeconomic agenda.

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The 8-point socioeconomic agenda involves policies that promote social justice, ensure food security, accelerate development, protect our environment and respond to climate change.

He then pointed to the need to remain vigilant against “temptations and corruption” in government.

“Remember that we are here not for our own gain. We are here to bring forth a government that provides for the needs of the people,” he said, stressing that the “ of the people and the improvement of our lives is of utmost importance.”

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“Most importantly, let us be vigilant against temptation and and other acts that diminish the public trust,” he continued.

Marcos to gov’t execs: Be vigilant against corruption, temptation

The chief executive also assured the government officials that the review of Memorandum Circular No. 3, series of 2022, affecting the CESB.

“Let me assure our Career Executive Service Board and the affected CESEs occupying third-level positions in the government that the Office of the President is going to review the said memorandum, and look into the other hurdles faced by many CESEs (career executive service eligibles ) in obtaining CES eligibility,” said the President.

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Former executive secretary Vic Rodriguez has been expelled from the political of President Marcos.

“Rodriguez was expelled from the PFP for his incompetence as a public servant, conduct inimical to the interests of the party, abuse and breach of trust and confidence reposed on him by the President and the party, abandonment and disloyalty,” according to the decision of Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP) dated November 11 and aired on television this Tuesday.

In this regard, the appointed Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Anton Lagdameo as the new Executive Vice President.

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