Palawan Sangguian confirms appointment of new information officer

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The Palawan Sangguniang Panlalawigan has officially confirmed the appointment of the provincial government’s information officer, Atty. Christian Jay V. Cojamco.

Cojamco faced the SP today, August 10, where his appointment as appoved by the council, led by Vice Governor Victorino Dennis Socrates

“One of the function as the Provincial Information Officer of course is to lead and supervise the information dissemination in the province, and supervise of course the written press releases regarding the activities and the function of the Provincial Government as well as the preparation and submission of results and perform other tasks as directed by the Governor,” said Atty. Cojamco.

The new PIO said that his job requires him to counter fake news and misinformation against the government.

“We constantly check the news they release if there are errors and mistakes, we call them immediately and we have our own fact checking and we release the data that is correct, any misinformation to the public will be corrected immediately,” he said.

“The most effective response in fake news is fact checking and release of correct and factual data.” he added.