MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Isabel B. Dasala-Agito as commissioner of the Commission on Audit (COA) replacing Heidi Mendoza, who was appointed as new head of the United Nation internal watchdog, General for Internal Services “for a five-year, non-renewable term.”

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. told him Dasalla-Agito will serve as COA commissioner up to February 2, 2018.

”A transmittal letter will be sent to the Commission on Appointments,” he said.

Dasalla-Agito is a lawyer and a certified public accountant.

She previously worked as Senior external auditor for the United Nations Board of Auditors and was also resident auditor for various government agencies. Jelly Musico/PNA /