“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”- A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh)
The Commission on Audit's (COA) beloved Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo ended his term as COA Chairperson on 02 February 2022, after seven years of extraordinary leadership and exceptional public service.
Chair Mike, as he is fondly called, led COA towards new frontiers and high level of effectiveness in the performance of its mandates. His work ethic and passion for excellence propelled him to greatness and a high level of respect that will be forever etched in the hearts of COAns. What makes Chair Mike most endearing to all COA officials and employees alike, is his kind-hearted nature that makes coming and working in COA an everyday pleasure.
The entire Commission expressed their most profound appreciation and gratitude, sweet farewells, and best wishes for Chairperson Aguinaldo in a simple virtual program held on 26 January 2022.