P-Noy appoints Robredo as DILG chief — Ochoa

July 9, 2010 9:41 pm 

MANILA, July 9 — President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III has appointed former Naga City Mayor Jesse Robredo as the new Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) chief.

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. said on Friday that President Aquino signed the appointment papers of Robredo as the new secretary of DILG. He replaced former Secretary Ronaldo Puno.

According to Secretary Ochoa, the President picked Robredo to head the DILG based on his experiences on local government and on his credentials.

Robredo is an awardee of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Leadership Award on good governance. (PNA) scs/rudyma

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