Faced with the criticism that the appointment of Victoria Rodríguez Ceja should be the first governor of the Bank of Mexico (Banxico), President Andrés Manuel López Obrador He assured that she meets the requirements for the post and commented that the opponents’ accusations are due to “they may not like that I am a woman”.
The president assured that the secretary of expenditure is qualified to be the first woman to govern the central bank, as specialists, as well as opponents, have stated that she has no experience in monetary policy
It meets the requirements and the Senate will decide, we are sure it will be approved. She will be the next governor of Banxico as she meets the requirements, she is honest, responsible, maybe they do not like that I am a woman, because conservatism is also very macho, it is synonymous with hypocrisy, corruption, he said.
López Obrador lamented that his opponent “does not like anything”, but highlighted the career of the economics teacher at the Colegio de México and as yesterday attributed to him the good economy of the country.
He commented that Rodríguez Ceja has held positions related to public finances at the Ministry of Finance, he also described her as “a very good, honest, responsible professional.”
“Imagine, the Secretary of State for Expenditure, who handles the whole budget, of 6 billion, who has to maintain the balance, stick to what is authorized in the budget of Congress, you can not spend more than what is allowed. How could he not have experience! “, He expressed.
Rodríguez Ceja would succeed Alejandro Díaz de León, who has held the post since Agustín Carsten’s departure on 1 December 2017.