Press Release
August 24, 2016

Liga ng mga Barangay officials visit Koko, affirm support
for admin programs

Liga ng mga Barangay national and regional officials, led by National President Edmund Abesamis, visited the office of Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III for a courtesy call.

The officials affirmed their support for the Duterte administration's war on drugs and the proposed shift to federalism. They brought with them Resolution No. 3, approved in the LNB's 10th National Executive Board meeting, which declared "...full support, cooperation and commitment... to President Rodrigo R. Duterte and to the achievement of his goals, plans and programs for the country, especially, though not limited to, peace and order." Koko is the President of PDP Laban, the party of President Duterte.

In the meeting, they expressed their support for federalism. Together with Koko, whose father, Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel, Jr., authored the Local Government Code, they discussed matters that will improve the service of barangays to the people.

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