4 guvs nominated for top development council post

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Monday, September 23, 2013

FOUR provincial governors and three private sector representatives are nominated for the incoming Cordillera Regional Development Council(RDC) chairman.

During the RDC en banc meeting last week here in Baguio City, the members had come up with final list of nominees that include is former RDC chair Kalinga Governor Jocel Baac, Apayao Governor Elias Bulut, Abra Governor Eustaquio Bersamin and Ifugao Governor Denis Habawel from the government sector and RDC private sector representatives Voltaire Acosta of the Development Administration committee, John Bugaling of the agriculture committee and Marieta Paragas of the Social Development Committee.

The list of nominees will be submitted by the RDC, through its acting chairman, National Economic Development Authority-Cordillera Director Milagros Rimando, to the Secretary of Socio-Economic Planning, who shall endorse it to the President of the Philippines.


President Benigno Aquino III will then choose from among the nominees the region's RDC chairman and co-chairman who will serve for three years. (Redjie Melvic Cawis)

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on September 24, 2013.

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