LAWYER Rayfrando Diaz Jr., provincial administrator, said Tuesday, July 2, that Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson has appointed five executive assistants to help him in managing the Provincial Government.
Diaz said Lacson has already signed the appointment papers of Dr. Jonathan Lobaton, Francis Velez and lawyer Julie Ann Bedrio as executive assistants IV.
There are also three executive assistants III, namely, lawyers Cherrie Valenzuela and Kathleen Ann King.
Diaz said Bedrio is with the Provincial Legal Office, King and Valenzuela are in the Provincial Administrators Office.
He added that aside from former congressman Alfredo Benitez as consultant for investments, there is another one which is being processed.
He confirmed that Benitez will render his services "pro bono" or for free.
Diaz said Lacson earlier signed his appointment papers as provincial administrator and that of lawyer Alberto Nellas Jr. as provincial legal officer.
The governor has ordered the PLO to inventory all pending cases and submit it to the Office of the Governor, he added.