RPMD names Yap as one of the top performing Governors
THE RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD) analytics team named Tarlac Governor Susan Yap as one of the best-performing governors in the country and ranked her 5th over-all with an over-all rating of 87%.
Gov. Dakila “Dax” Cua of Quirino Province secured 91% and was ranked first followed by Gov. Gwen Garcia of Cebu and Gov. Matthew Marcos Manotoc of Ilocos Norte with an identical 90%. Third is Gov. Jonvic Remulla of Cavite and Dodo Mandanas of Batangas went third as both got 89%. Gov. Toto Defensor Jr. of Iloilo came fourth with 88%.
Completing the Top Provincial Governors are as follows: Gov. Peter Unabia 85% (Misamis Oriental), Gov. Henry Oaminal 85% (Misamis Occidental), Gov. Sharee Ann Tan 83% (Samar), Gov. Edwin Jubahib 82% (Davao del Norte), Gov. Ma. Angelica Amante 81% (Agusan del Norte), Gov. Antonio Kho 80% (Masbate), Gov. Bonz Dolor 78% (Oriental Mindoro), Gov. Nene Jalosjos 76% (Zamboanga del Norte), Gov. Lala Taliño-Mendoza 74% (Cotabato), Gov. Bombit Adiong Jr. 72% (Lanao del Sur) and Gov. Melchor Diclas 70% (Benguet).
For the year 2022, ratings and rankings are thoroughly assessed based on work performance. As the local chief executive, mayors have a diverse range of responsibilities.
Governors are accountable for the execution of programs and initiatives, the enforcement of laws, and the implementation of the province development plan.
Representatives are elected officials entrusted with representing constituents and enacting legislation.
RPMD likewise successfully identified other best-performing public officials in the Philippines out of 148 city mayors, 253 district representatives, and 81 governors by conducting extensive statistical research following the publication of the country’s top national and cabinet officials.
To determine the top public officials in the Philippines, the top performers who scored highest in each region are reordered according to their percentage score based on the data collected from respective constituents.—Arvin F.M. Cabalu (with reports from Manila Standard)