Duterte has 2 bilyonaryos in his Cabinet of millionaires
President Rodrigo Duterte has two bilyonaryos in a Cabinet of millionaires.
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar is the richest with a net worth of over P1.4 billion.
The son of bilyonaryo Many Villar ran the family real estate business for 10 years before he moved to politics in 2010.
The only other bilyonaryo in the Duterte Cabinet is Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi who has a net worth of P1.3 billion.
Cusi owns Starlite Ferries, a roll-on/roll-off ferry service in Mindoro, Batangas, and Aklan; logistics firm Starlite Cargo Xpress; and convenience store chain Quick Stop.
Here is a list of the President’s 22 secretaries and their net worth:
1) Public Works Secretary Mark Villar – P1.4 billion
2) Energy Secretary Al Cusi – P1.3 billion
3) Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez – P338.1 million
4) Transportation Secretary ArtTugade – P303.2
5) Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar – P158.8 million
6) Health Secretary Francisco Duque III – P120.1 million
7) National Economic and Development Authority chief Ernesto Pernia – P109 million
8) Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano – P55.7 million
9) Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez – P49.8 million
10) Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Jesus Dureza – P49.1 million
11) Former Tourism (Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo – P48.3 million
12) Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol – P27 million
13) Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu – P26.5 million
14) National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. – P25.3 million
15) Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III – P15.8 million
16) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra – P14.3 million
17) Presidential Legislative Liaison Secretary Adelino Sitoy – P9.7 million
18) Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana -P7.7 million
19) Information and Communications Technology officer-in-charge Eliseo Rio – P7.6 million
20) Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña – P7.6 million
21) Education Secretary Leonor Briones – P6.7 million
22) Anti-Poverty Commission Secretary Liza Maza – P1.2 million