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Indigenous People (IP) of Botolan, Zambales have successfully and peacefully chosen their representative to the Sangguniang Bayan of Botolan Zambales in a selection proceeding held on July 27, 2019 at the People’s Park, Barangay Tampo, Botolan, Zambales.
Ladie Deleon, an Aeta representative, was selected amongst the four (4) candidates representing the fifteen (15) barangays of Botolan. She will replace the incumbent Indigenous People Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Franklin Cariño who will end his term on August 9, 2019.
National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) team led by Provincial Officer of Zambales, Randy Q. Bernales facilitated the selection process, which was assisted by Atty. Roman Antonio, NCIP Legal Officer. Meanwhile, LGOO VII Melissa D. Nipal of DILG Zambales served as observer during the process. Also present during the activity is the team from the Philippine Army led by TSG Marlon Taccadan of the 33rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion.