Malacañang has confirmed the nomination of Nelson Java Celis as Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner.
“Malacañang confirms the nomination of Mr. Nelson Celis to Comelec as a Commissioner,” Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said on Monday, Aug. 15.
The nomination was relayed to Comelec Chairman George Erwin Garcia through a letter from Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez dated Aug. 11.
Celis will serve as poll commissioner until February 2029, vice former Commissioner Aimee Neri.
The Comelec has welcomed the nomination and looks forward to working with Celis who is a veteran Information Technology Expert Practitioner and Academician.