Councilor Abubakar appointed as Tourism Director PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 04 August 2018 14:30

By BHONG SIMBAJON

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Zamboanga City District 1 Councilor Myra Paz Valderrosa-Abubakar as Director of the Department of Tourism (DOT).

In her appointment letter which was signed by President Duterte last July 30, Abubakar was appointed to the position of Director IV replacing Antonio Fernando Blanco whose appointment was not renewed upon reaching his retirement age.

President Duterte’s appointment directs Councilor Abubakar to assume the position immediately.

Abubakar is serving her last term as City Councilor.

Aside from being an incumbent city councilor, she also served as the Committee Chairperson on Tourism, Regional President of the Philippine Councilors’ League,  Regional Governor of Soroptimist International and Central Board Member of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines.

For her part, Councilor Abubakar also thanked the President for the trust and confidence given to her to serve the Duterte administration.  (Bhong Simbajon/ RMN News)