MANILA – Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has appointed DOTr Assistant Secretary Eymard Eje as the new officer-in-charge general manager of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3).
Eje would be taking over the helm even while serving in his concurrent capacity as DOTr Assistant Secretary for Project Implementation – Mindanao Cluster.
He is replacing Rodolfo Garcia who passed away due to the coronavirus last February.
“We will remain faithful to the guidance of Secretary Tugade to provide comfortable public transport to all our commuters. We are dedicated to pursue only the highest of public service standards from the smallest to the biggest decisions and management tasks that we need to fulfill,” Eje said.
Before his appointment at his current position in the DOTr, Eje served as a presidential staff officer at the Office of the President – Presidential Management Staff.
In 2009, he became chief of staff of Court of Appeals Justice Agnes Reyes-Carpio; beginning his public service career in 1994 as a legislative staff assistant in Parañaque City. (PNA)