News Release

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella

An error was committed in the installation of the Presidential seal at an event in Davao City yesterday (Friday).

There was, however, no attempt to embarrass the President.

A careful study determined the incident as an act of omission. Appropriate measures have been taken against those responsible.

All Offices involved in presidential visits and coverage have, upon meticulous review, instituted procedures to prevent the occurrence of a similar incident.

All Offices concerned sincerely apologize for the incident and renewed the shared commitment to uphold the highest standard of service and support for the President and all his engagements.