Albay got the second rank in the 2022 Peace and Order Council rated as “functional” by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) released Tuesday, October 10, 2023.
In the performance audit result of DILG, the province of Albay got a 95.54% rating, while Sorsogon and Naga City tied for the first rank with a 96.71 rating.
All 18 local government units (LGUs) in Albay have a fully operational peace and order council.
Six (6) of the 18 local governments in the province, including the cities of Legazpi and Tabaco and the municipalities of Daraga, Polangui, Malilipot, and Santo Domingo’s Local Peace and Order Council, received a perfect performance rating.
The DILG Bicol led by Regional Director Atty. Arnaldo E. Escober Jr. commended all functional local peace and order councils in the region for ensuring the safety and security of their communities.
Moreover, the Regional Peace and Order Council Region 5 earned an overall score of 96.29% in the audit result.
(Source: Albay PIO)