President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Interior and Local Government Usec. John Castriciones as acting Secretary of the Department of Agrarian Reform.
Duterte signed the appointment papers of Castriciones last Friday.
Castriciones served for two years as Undersecretary of the DILG.
Castriciones will be temporarily taking over the DAR post after former Sec. Rafael Mariano failed to get the nod of the Commission on Appointments.
Castriciones’ appointment will take effect today, Dec.1.