Comelec’s new commissioner is Duterte’s frat brother

  • President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Antonio Kho Jr. as new commissioner of the Comelec
  • Khow is Duterte’s frat brother
  • He will serve his term until 2022 

President Rodrigo Duterte appointed his fraternity brother Antonio Kho Jr. as one of the seven commissioners of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), Inquirer posted on Friday.

Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go confirmed the information that the former Justice Undersecretary will work as commissioner of Comelec; replacing the position vacated by the present Comelec Chair Sheriff Abas.

Kho is Duterte’s frat brother at the San Beda University-based Lex Talionis Fraternitas. He will serve his term until 2022.

Image capture from Comelec Quezon City’s FB photo

He is among the five frat brothers of Duterte who were appointed in the Department of Justice.

The new commissioner, and the other four men — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, Undersecretaries Erickson Balmes, Raymund Mecate, and Reynante Orceo — are now out of the justice department.