Mayor Cimatu hails brother’s confirmation as DENR Secretary

BANGUI, Ilocos Norte (Oct. 4) – Bangui (Ilocos Norte) Mayor Fidel Cimatu was elated by the confirmation of the appointment of his brother, retired AFP general Roy Cimatu as Secretary of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

The Commission on Appointments gave him an “overwhelming yes votes”.

He said that his elder brother deserves the Cabinet position given to him by President Duterte.

He said that his Manong Roy’s confirmation gives pride to their family, their townmates as well as to the whole province of Ilocos Norte.

He added that he is confident that Secretary Roy as great leader would implement various reforms at his new assignment. (tri-media report)