Marcos bares pick for DPWH secretary

SMC Tollways president and CEO Manuel “Manny” M. Bonoan will head the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) under the incoming Bongbong Marcos’ administration.,“I am intending to nominate Manny Bonoan for the DPWH. He has spent his almost all professional life in the DPWH. I know him very well. I know he will do a good job,” Marcos said.,He had managed operations of tollways Skyway, NAIA Expressway, South Luzon Expressway, Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway, and Southern Tagalog Arterial Road.,Bonoan is no stranger to DPWH as he had served in the agency as its acting secretary from February to July 2007 under the administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.,He also worked in the agency under the Fidel Ramos, Estrada, and Macapagal-Arroyo administrations.,Bonoan will succeed DPWH secretary and former Southern Leyte congressman Roger Mercado.