BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 17(PIA)-- Four provincial governors and three private sector representatives are nominated for the incoming Cordillera Regional Development Council(RDC) chairman.
During the RDC Enbanc meeting last week here in Baguio City, the members had come up with final list of nominees that include is former RDC chair Kalinga Gov. Jocel Baac, Apayao Gov. Elias Bulut, Abra Gov. Eustaquio Bersamin and Ifugao Gov. 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 S. Aquino III shall then choose from among the nominees the region’s RDC chairman and co-chairman who shall serve for three years.(JDP/RC-PIA CAR)