Jesse Robredo: Good governance guru and ideal family man | Repost
News | GMA News Online | The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere: "When Jesse Robredo was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay award for Good Governance in 2000, he was recognized for “giving credence to the promise of democracy by demonstrating that effective city management is compatible with yielding power to the people.”
At the time, he had just relinquished his post as mayor of Naga City due to term limits, but not before transforming his sleepy hometown into one of the models of good governance in the Philippines.
Even after reaping one of the highest accolades for a public servant in Asia, however, Robredo continued to make Naga City grow into one of the most progressive cities in the Bicol region, serving three more terms before accepting the position of Interior and Local Governments Secretary under President Benigno Aquino III."
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KALAKIP NG AWITIN
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