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PIA Press Release
2008/11/01

New gov't? Wait until 2010, Davao Norte gov says

by JMD Abangan

Tagum City, Davao del Norte (1 November) -- The Catholic bishops may have their own opinion but Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo P. del Rosario is suggesting the public to wait until 2010.

"If you want a new government, let us wait until 2010." He said in yesterday's Kapihan sa Kapitolyo held at the Media Center of the provincial government. Del Rosario explained that changing the government administration has to abide by the provisions of the Constitution which says that the President of the Republic of the Philippines can only be placed in case of his or her death, if he or she is declared incapacitated or be impeached through the Congress.

Absence of such qualifying circumstances would only lead to chaos in the country that would be detrimental to the economy, del Rosario said.

"Kung papalitan natin si Presidente Arroyo mas lalo tayong magkakagulo," he said. "Kinsa ang ipuli? (Who will replace her?)," he asked.

Del Rosario was reacting to a statement of some leaders of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) calling on people to prepare for a "new government".

Del Rosario wanted to know from the Catholic bishops who would they wanted to replace President Arroyo if a new government would be installed.

A national report said that Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo together with Pangasinan Archbishop Oscar Cruz and Bishops Socrates Villegas, Joel Baylon and Jose Sorra issued the statement Tuesday that also disputed claims of the Arroyo administration of economic progress and denounced government corruption.

Reacting to the same issue, Donald Dee, chair emeritus of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said the statement of the bishops could create divisiveness and could be exploited by others.

"Your statement is creating havoc. We're now in disarray. Your statement is dividing the people that you seek to help," he said as quoted by a national daily.

Dee wanted the bishops to clarify their statements. (PIA) [top]

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