MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night ordered incoming Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) chief Dante Gierran to immediately implement a reshuffle within the state insurance firm.
In a taped speech, Duterte introduced Gierran, former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) chief, as the replacement for resigned PhilHealth chief Ricardo Morales, amid investigations of alleged anomalies in the agency.
“He is a lawyer and an accountant… I told him the next two years will be devoted to [the] fight against corruption. Find people we can send to prison so that we can leave them there,” Duterte said, speaking partly in Fiilipino.
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