Regional Peace and Order Council names new Committee Chairpersons
- March 17, 2017
- Jean Ricelle A. Aquino
CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, March 17 (PIA) -- Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) named today the new chairpersons of its various committees.
RPOC Chairperson and Bataan Governor Albert Raymond Garcia disclosed that Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado was appointed as chairperson for the Committee on Anti-Criminality with Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino serving as the co-chair.
Moreover, Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda was chosen to chair the Committee on Internal Peace and Security with Guiguinto, Bulacan Mayor Ambrosio Cruz Jr. as co-chair.
For the Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs, Tarlac Governor Susan Yap was appointed as Chairperson with Nueva Ecija Governor Czarina Umali as co-chair. (CLJD/JRAA-PIA 3)
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