Everything seems to indicate that the new person in charge of conducting agricultural policy and mediating with the corporations in that sector facing the government of the Front of All will be Juan José Bahillo, former national deputy and current official of the government of Entre Ríos.
At least his name is the one that resonates the most to occupy the vacant portfolio after the resignation of Julián Domínguez. His confirmation in office would be announced in the next by Sergio Massa.
Who is Juan Jose Bahillo?
Bahillo is a man of the sector. He is a long-standing dairy farmer in Entre Ríos, a province where he serves as Minister of Production, Tourism and Economic Development. of the administration of Gustavo Bordet, one of the governors who promoted the advent of Massa as Minister of Economy.
Behind the name of Bahillo as the future Minister of Agriculture and Livestock resounds the intention of the Government of find an interlocutor closer to the sector that opposes him and press openly.
In fact, being part of a family dedicated for decades to dairy farming He was a director of the Rural Society of Gualeguaychú, a town close to where he was born and from which he was elected twice as mayor, in 2007 and 2011.
He began his political career in 2003 as a provincial deputy of the Front for Victory. He then held a seat in the lower house of the National Congress, where he promoted several initiatives as vice president of the Agriculture Commission.
In 2007 he was elected for the first time as Mayor of Gualeguaychú and in 2011 he became the first re-elected in the city with 46% of the votes in his favor. In 2017 he was elected again as a national deputy.
The names that accompany Massa
Bahillo’s appointment as head of the national agricultural portfolio would be announced in a matter of hours, when Sergio Massa finishes defining who will occupy the different lines of his administration in the Palacio de Hacienda.
In this way, the mystery of who will be the bishops of the leader of the Renovating Front will be cleared up as of this Wednesday, when he assumes the position that Silvina Batakis held for a short but intense month.
Yesterday Massa himself announced through social networks some of the names that will accompany him. Raúl Rigo and Eduardo Setti will be his treasury and finance secretaries, respectively, and the orthodox Daniel Marx will be one of the main advisers on debt matters.
In addition, Jorge Domper will serve as Undersecretary of the Budget and Claudia Balestrini will return to the Undersecretary of Public Revenue.