Commission on Appointment Affirms Mar Roxas as DILG Chief

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Nicanor Bartolome on Wednesday said that the 148,000 officers and enlisted personnel of the law enforcement welcome the Commission on Appointment’s confirmation of Secretary Mar Roxas’ appointment to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“We are all hailing the appointment of Secretary Roxas to the DILG. With this official confirmation of his cabinet apppointment, Secretary Roxas can now continue implementing the reforms initiated by his predecessor, the late Secretary Jesse Robredo, in the bureaus attached and agencies attached to the DILG,” Bartolome said in a message to the Philippine News Agency.

The PNP chief added that they are looking forward to working with Roxas in making the country a more progressive and peaceful place.

“Under his able leadership at the DILG, the PNP can look forward to more effective supervision and administration by the National Police Commission that will result in better performance and improved service to our people,” Bartolome stressed.

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