[In the news] Allen Capuyan appointed indigenous peoples’ commission chairman -RAPPLER.com

Controversial retired colonel Allen Capuyan has a new role under the Duterte administration – chairperson of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP).

President Rodrigo Duterte signed his appointment on May 27. It was made public on Tuesday, June 4.

This is Capuyan’s 4th post under Duterte’s presidency. First, he was Manila International Airport Authority assistant general manager for security and emergency services.

After resigning amid allegations of his involvement in the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of shabu in March 2018, he was appointed Presidential Adviser on Indigenous Peoples’ Concerns, with the rank of undersecretary, in April that year.

Then in March 2019, Duterte appointed Capuyan the executive director of the National Secretariat of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict.

Read more @www.rappler.com


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