Councilor: Robredo a great loss to Aquino’s administration-A A +A
Thursday, August 23, 2012
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Councilor Alex Patio believes that Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo -- who perished in a plane crash -- is a great loss in the administration of President Benigno Aquino III and the whole country as well.
Patio, the majority floor leader of the 4th City Council and a member of the Liberal Party, described Robredo as “irreplaceable” and incomparable as a public servant.
“Walang katapat si Secretary Robredo as DILG chief. He is the idol of every councilor in this august body because for his outstanding leadership, dedication, commitment and putting the DILG on the right track. He is an admirable party mate and policy maker,” Patio said.
He added that Robredo’s love for family and work is worth emulating.
“We at the City Council are saddened by the secretary’s loss. Pero siguro, God may have a reason for it and it is destiny at work. He will surely be missed,” said Patio.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on August 24, 2012.