(Photo courtesy: Sec. Art Tugade FB)
Pumanaw na si Light Rail Transport Authority (LRTA) Administrator General Reynaldo Berroya, ngayon araw, Lunes, Nov. 15, ayon kay Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade.
Si Berroya ay 72 taong gulang.
Hind na binanggit ni Tugade ang dahilan ng pagkamatay ni Berroya.
“It is with profound sadness and sorrow that we bid adieu to one of the most courageous and dedicated public servant and defender of the Republic, Gen. Reynaldo Berroya, Administrator of the Light Rail Transport Authority (LRTA),” saad ni Tugade sa kanyang facebook page.
“On behalf of the entire staff, officers and sectors of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), and also of my own family, I convey my utmost condolonces and solicitude to the family and loved ones left behind by Gen Berroya,” dagdag pa ni Tugade.
Kinilala ni Tugade ang “exceptional leadership” ni Berroya at tinawag niya rin itong “instrumental in lifting and revitilizing the image of the country’s transport system, particularly the railways sector.”
“I will always remember Gen. Rey as the officer who commanded with authority, but also with irreverence, wit and humor just to lighten and brighten the issue at hand. At his very core is the essential trait of discipline which enabled him to lead with distinction,” dagdag pa ng kalihim.
Si Berroya ay itinalaga bilang LRTA administrator noong 2017.
Nagsilbi rin siyang general manager ng Metro Rail Transport – 3, undersecretary para sa Communications at Assistant Secretary for special concers ng Department of Transportation (DOTr).