Yes, Virginia, I quit DoTC on my own, Ping reiterates

Outgoing Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) Secretary Jose “Ping” de Jesus Monday reiterated that his resignation has nothing to do with his alleged rift with Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Assistant Secretary Virginia Torres.

During Monday’s flag ceremony at the DoTC headquarters in Mandaluyong City, De Jesus belied reports that linked his decision to quit his post as DoTC chief with the Palace’s decision to reinstate Torres in her post, despite the recommendation of the Department of Justice (DoJ) to administratively charge her with alleged conspiracy in last year’s armed takeover of the LTO systems facilities being operated by the agency’s interconnectivity provider, Stradcom Corporation.

The DoJ found Torres liable for the Dec. 9, 2010, takeover of LTO systems facilities for conspiring with one of the two factions claiming ownership of Stradcom Corporation.

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  • GabbyD

    yet no one believes him. i wonder why?

    are the internet elites wrong again?