Gibo Teodoro nominated for Chief Justice

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 18 2012 03:59 PM | Updated as of Jun 19 2012 04:14 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Former Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro has been nominated for the post of Chief Justice.

Teodoro, who had an unsuccessful presidential run in the May 2010 elections under the administration Lakas-Kampi-CMD party, was nominated by Atty. Jose Mallari.

He is a lawyer and served as congressman of his district in Tarlac.

Teodoro is a cousin of President Aquino. -- report from Ina Reformina, ABS-CBN News