INCOMING Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi vowed Saturday to “ensure reliable, steady and affordable power supply” in the country.
Cusi made the statement following President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to be his secretary of the Department of Energy.
“I will strive to do my best to help the Duterte administration achieve electrification of the entire country, ensure reliable, steady and affordable power supply and work toward greater energy self-sufficiency as part of its agenda of sustained economic growth, social progress and political stability in the next six years,” Cusi said in a statement.
Cusi was general manager of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and former director general of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). He also served as head of the Philippine Ports Authority.
He is set to meet with Duterte in Davao City but no schedule has been set yet.
Cusi was appointed director general of the CAAP in March 2010 but resigned nine months later after public dispute over the appointment without his knowledge of senior management officials at the agency. CATHERINE S. VALENTE