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Pinoy CNN hero as urban poor head?

By: Oscar Omer Almenario

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte is considering CNN hero Efren Peñaflorida Jr. as the next chairman of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP), presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Saturday.
“PRRD has expressed his desire to appoint somebody who hails from the poor and marginalized sector to the PCUP”, Roque said in a statement.
Roque said according to the chief executive, “he wants someone who can contribute in solving the problems of the poor and activate pro-poor programs such as the one featured by CNN known for his “pushcart classroom.