DILG-3 Regional Director Florida M. Dijan conferred the appointment of Nueva Ecija Governor Aurelio M. Umali as the new Chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in Central Luzon. It was held during the Nueva Ecija Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting on July 24, 2014 at the Amphitheater, Old Capitol Building, Cabanatuan City.
During the event, RD Dijan congratulated Governor Umali and shared DILG Secretary Mar Roxas’ letter. “Congratulations on your appointment as the new Chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council of Region III. His Excellency, President Bengino S. Aquino III has recently approved your appointment effective May 19, 2014”, Sec. Mar said.
“Your role as RPOC Chair of Region III is very significant in the light of the DILG and the Philippine National Police’s efforts to keep the streets of Central Luzon free from crime and lawlessness. Ensuring peace and order and public safety is a common goal that we share, and we look forward to a fruitful and productive partnership with you as we continue to keep the communities of Central Luzon safe and sound”, he added.
On the same date, Police Regional Office III Regional Director CSupt. Raul Delfin Petrasanta was also appointed as Vice Chairperson of RPOC in the region.
DILG serves as Head Secretariat in the Regional Peace and Order Council.