The brother of presidential son-in-law Manases “Mans” Carpio has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as assistant secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA).
On Wednesday, Malacañang announced that the President has signed the appointment of Waldo Reyes Carpio to the DA.
Waldo Carpio’s appointment papers were dated September 4. His brother is the husband of presidential daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio.
According to an Inquirer report, the President stood as principal sponsor during the wedding of Waldo and his wife Regine at the San Agustin Church in Intramuros, Manila in September 2016.
Before joining the DA, Waldo worked as consultant of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation and as councilor of the Municipality of Paoay in Ilocos.