By Helen Castaรฑo | 11:23 PM July 05, 2022

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan led by Vice-Governor Dionisio Victor Balite unanimously confirmed the appointments of the provincial administrator and provincial legal officer in its inaugural session today, July 5, 2022.

Former Undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Asteria C. Caberte was confirmed as the new provincial administrator, while lawyer Handel Lagunay was confirmed as the provincial legal officer.

Governor Aris Aumentado asked the provincial board requesting concurrence and confirmation of the appointments of Caberte and Lagunay with a quo-terminus status with a monthly compensation of P113, 891.00 effective July 1, 2022.

Prior to her appointment, Caberte was with Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for 42 years. She was the department’s Assistant Secretary. She served as Regional Director of DTI Central Visayas for 20 years and as DTI Bohol Provincial Director from 1992 to 1998.

Lagunay also served as the Provincial Legal Officer and Provincial Administrator of then Governor Erico Aumentado from 2001 to 2010. He also served as the City Legal Officer of former Tagbilaran City Mayor Jose Torralba.

By Bohol Island News

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