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