President Andrés Manuel López Obrador came to the defense of who will be the new head of the Ministry of Public Education (SEP), Leticia Ramírez; he said that those who criticize his appointment are racist, classist and discriminate.
She recounted her work as a teacher for 12 years, as a leader of a section of the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) and recognized her work in the public administration; He called her an exceptional and honest woman.
“She is an exceptional woman, a school teacher, a classroom teacher, she worked for 12 years, she trained in one of the best schools in Mexico, the National School of Teachers… Always with a position in favor of just causes, we have known each other since 1994, she worked with me from 2000 to 2005 as a citizen attention manager, which is not just anything. It is to attend to the people, to listen to the people.
“In the opposition movement always together, it was to tell him, help, we need you in Tlaxcala and he would leave his girl or take her to work, to become aware to achieve transformation. Leader of a section of the teachers’ union, of the CNTE, honest, so I feel very proud to have her as Secretary of Education,” she said.
Read: To appoint Leticia Ramírez is to deliver the SEP to the CNTE, says Elba Esther Gordillo
In a morning press conference, he questioned the statements of journalist Leonardo Curzio about the appointment of Ramírez in the SEP and recalled that before public servants had to be fifís.
“All these remoras that we have been dragging, regrettable and that are expressed and are therefore more vile in the doctors, the supposedly more prepared … Lety is top notch, because you answer the phone. That’s good, because there are those who don’t answer the phone,” he said.
In the face of criticism for the appointment of Leticia Ramírez as the new head of the @SEP_mx, @lopezobrador_ says he is “proud” of her and defends her by recounting her training and work in the public administration. pic.twitter.com/SLnoOCtWz7
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Leticia Ramírez to the SEP
On Monday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador appointed Leticia Ramírez as the new head of the SEP, in relief of Delfina Gómez, future candidate for governor of the State of Mexico for Morena.
The new head of the SEP was part of the first Democratic Magisterial Executive Committee, in the Secretariat of Organization of Section 9 of the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) in Mexico City.
Read: Replacement in the SEP: Leticia Ramírez will replace Delfina Gómez as secretary
Leticia Ramírez Amaya was general director of Citizen Attention of the Presidency of the Republic; there he was in charge of receiving and responding to requests and demands of inhabitants throughout the country.
Yesterday, the former leader of the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE), Elba Esther Gordillo, indicated that the appointment of Leticia Ramírez as the new head of the Ministry of Education is to deliver the SEP to the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE).
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