On 18 June 2018, the members of the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution (ConCom), together with the cooperation of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Presidential Management Staff (PMS) hold a Regional Consultation in Dumaguete City held at the Negros Oriental Convention Center.
The ConCom members present for the Dumaguete leg of the Regional Consultations were Lieutenant General Ferdinand Bocobo (Ret.), Prof. Eddie Alih, Mr. Arthur Aguilar, Commodore Rex Robles (Ret.), and Prof. Edmund Tayao, discussing the powers of the federal government, bill of rights, economic provisions and the proposed Negrosanon Federated Region, and the other Federated Regions respectively. The event aims to present the draft of the Federal Constitution and collect insights/proposals from the public.
The Consultation was preceded by Press Conference a day before, held at the Southview Hotel Conference Room in the same city.