Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of Ms. Rhea Peñaflor as Commissioner for the Visayas of the National Youth Commission in the presence of her parents on Monday, February 27, 2017.
(BFP) personnel from the province led by Iloilo Provincial Fire Marshal Supt. Jose Filomeno Salolog, Jr. conduct their traditional New Year's Call to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Capitol Boardroom.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. is being proclaimed by Provincial Prosecutor Atty. Elena Gerochi (left) and Atty. Marjorie Ann Manikan, members of the Provincial Board of Canvassers, as the duly re-elected governor of the Province of Iloilo on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Defensor will be serving his third and final term as governor of Iloilo.
Governor Arthur Defensor asked provincial government employees to renew their commitment to public service every time the Province of Iloilo marks its founding anniversary. "The real essence of celebrating the founding anniversary of the Province of Iloilo is for us to remember that we are here to serve," he stressed as he opened the Semana sang Iloilo.
Iloilo province will turn 115 years old on Monday, April 11, 2016. The occasion marks the establishment of the civil government of Iloilo province in 1901 where Gen. Martin Delgado was appointed as the first provincial governor.
The Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. (ALSWDOPI) conferred on Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. the Most Outstanding Governor award in its 2016 Gawad Parangal. The awarding was held during the 20th ALSWDOPI National Convention and General Assembly at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 where DSWD Sec. Dinky Soliman was the guest of honor.
Tigbauan Sangguniang Bayan member Atty. Jose Donel Trasporto takes his oath as the new Vice Mayor of Tigbauan, Iloilo from Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. Trasporto succeeded Dr. Roel Jarina who was appointed as the new chief of the Western Visayas Medical Center replacing Dr. Jose Mari Fermin who retired recently. Witnessing his oathtaking are his friends and supporters.
The new general manager of Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) Imelda Magsuci (left) pays a courtesy call to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Monday, March 7, 2016. She was accompanied by MIWD chair Teodoro Robles (right). Defensor challenged Magsuci to find solutions to the current problems hounding the water district.