Emotional Bato begins ‘farewell week’ as PNP Chief

Outgoing Police Chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa

 

MANILA, Philippines — Outgoing Police Chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa turned emotional as attended his final flag ceremony as the country’s top enforcer.

Bato couldn’t contain his emotions as he described how much he loves his work which has been his life for the past 32 years.

He thanked his men, especially those who are dedicated to their job, sacrificing their lives and personal conveniences in order to perform well in their duties.

Also, Bato apologized for not accomplishing all expectations given his capacity as the chief of police.

Dela Rosa, likewise, expressed his full support to his “mistah” and his successor, PDir Oscar Albayalde.

General Dela Rosa is a member of PMA Sinagtala Class of 1986. He was supposed to retire on January 21, on the day of his 56th birthday but President Duterte extended his term to April 21.

At 3:00 pm today, a testimonial parade in his honor will be held at the Philippine Military Academy at Camp Gregorio del Pilar in Baguio City.

After retirement, Bato will soon head the Bureau of Corrections. — UNTV News & Rescue

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