Iglesia Ni Cristo in Government Appointments
Serafin Cuevas Secretary of Justice Cuevas was fired by President Estrada because of controversial cases.
Cuevas is a senior INC member, a follower of Manalo
Edgardo Aglipay Philippine National Police appointed by Gloria Arroyo. Aglipay is reportedly as INC member
Magtanggol Gatdula National Bureau of Investigation Gatdula’s appointment was reportedly pushed by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC).
Gatdula is an INC member. A Manalo follower
Virginia Torres Land Transportation Office President Noynoy Aquino ordered Torres to take a leave of absence
after a graft case was filed against the LTO chief Virginia Torres. Torres is an INC member. A Manalo follower
Artemio Tuquero Secretary of Justice assumed office after Cuevas.
Served as Department of Justice Secretary with less than a year only.
Appointed by President Estrada. Tuquero is also an INC member, a follower of Manalo.
Reynaldo Wycoco National Bureau of Investigation Appointed by Gloria Arroyo.
NBI was put into a scandal after whistle blower Acsa Ramirez was accidentally turned into a suspect.
Wycoco died while in NBI. Wycoco is an Iglesia Ni Cristo member, a Manalo follower.
Rodante Marcoleta Elected – Congressman dined with Arroyo in the Le Cirque restaurant in New York.
Marcoleta and the Arroyo/Macapagal clan voted NO in the Ombudsman Gutierrez impeachment case in Congress.
Marcoleta is an INC member and Manalo follower.
Court of Appeals Presiding Justice Ruben Reyes was appointed by Gloria Arroyo
to the Supreme Court of the Philippines in 2007, his appointment was backed by Iglesia Ni Cristo.
Later, Reyes was barred from practicing law because of being guilty of gross misconduct.
...THE powerful Iglesia ni Cristo has come out in the open not only to prevent Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong
from being appointed to the Supreme Court but also to have him unseated from the anti-graft court.
The petition to disqualify Ong from the Sandiganbayan, now pending in the Pasig Regional Trial Court,
was filed by lawyer Ferdinand Topacio, who happens to also be an Iglesia counsel.
According to the grapevine, Ong caught the ire of the Iglesia hierarchy after the Sandiganbayan justice
convicted military colonel Victor Danao, husband of Pilar Manalo,
who happens to be a sister of Iglesia Executive Minister Erano Manalo....