24 August 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III joined other government officials, dignitaries, family and friends of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo in the memorial services offered to him at the Kalayaan Hall in Malacanang.

Employees from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), its attached agencies and local government leagues such as the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP) and Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) paid tribute to Robredo as they shared their good and unforgettable memories with the Secretary. Police Director General Nicanor Bartolome, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), also paid tribute as well as people from the private sector such as the Galing Pook Foundation, World Bank, and Transparency and Accountability Network (TAN).

Other groups that also held memorial services for Robredo were the different sub-organizations of the Urban Poor Alliance and the Kaya Natin Movement.

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