Gilbert Teodoro is he the next Chief Justice of the Philippines

Monday, 18 June 2012 0 comments

Gilbert Teodoro is nominated for the next Chief Justice of the Philippines. Former Defense Secretary Gilbert "Gibo" Teodoro Jr., a second cousin of President Benigno Aquino III, has been nominated for Chief Justice.

Gilberto Eduardo Gerardo Cojuangco Teodoro, Jr. (born on June 14, 1964 in Isabela, Philippines), or more commonly known as Gilbert/Gibo, is the former secretary of the national defense of the republic of the Philippines, having assumed the post in August 2007 until November 15, 2009. He was a member of the 

House of Representatives, representing the First District of Tarlac province, from 1998 to 2007. In March 2009, he announced his intention to run for President of the Philippines in the May 2010 elections.

He is also known for his efforts as the Chairman of the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) when Mega Manila was hit by Typhoon Ketsana(Ondoy)

Teodoro finished secondary school at Xavier School in 1981, and obtained his undergraduate degree in Commerce from De la Salle University in 1985. He then studied Law at the University of the Philippines from 1985 to 1989, and finished at the top of his class. He was also awarded the Dean's Medal of Academic Excellence. The same year, he passed the Bar with a score of 86.185 percent, landing No. 1 among thousands of examinees. In 1997, he obtained his Master of Law degree from Harvard Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. 

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