MERIT AND FITNESS. The Commission on Appointments (CA), in its hybrid plenary session today, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri, confirmed the ad interim appointments of Mr. George Erwin M. Garcia as Chairman, Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and Mr. Karlo Alexei Bendigo Nograles as Chairman, Civil Service Commission (CSC).
The ad interim appointments of Garcia and Nograles hurdled the confirmation process and got the Commission’s approval upon the favorable recommendation of Constitutional Commissions and Offices Committee Chairperson Sen. Cynthia A. Villar to the plenary. Senator Joseph Victor G. Ejercito was also elected as the Assistant Majority Floor Leader earlier in the same plenary session. (CA-CTS, 09/07/22)