Atty. Roland Cafe Pondoc’s nomination as Commissioner, Commission on Audit, for a term expiring on 02 February 2025 vice Isabel B. Dasalla-Agito and the ad interim appointments/nominations of 19 Senior/Ranking Officers from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) passed the scrutiny of the members of the Commission on Appointments (CA), today, March 14, 2018, during its plenary session presided by Senate President/Chairman of the Commission Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III.
The Commissioner’s nomination sailed through at the committee level without hitches. Sen. Cynthia A. Villar, chairperson of the CA Committee on Constitutional Commissions and Offices recommended for the approval of Pondoc’s nomination to the plenary with no objections raised... READ MORE...
Presidential daughter and Davao MAYOR “INDAY” SARA DUTERTE’s ad interim appointment to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army (GSC) (RES), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), was submitted to the Commission on Appointments (CA) last February 19.
Like all other appointees/nominees, she will face the members of the CA in a public hearing to deliberate on her appointment. She has to garner the required 13 votes for her to pass the CA and earn her rank as Colonel of the AFP.
The Commission on Appointments (CA), with its Chairman and Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III at the helm, gave its seal of approval for the confirmation of the ad interim appointments and nominations of five senior officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during its plenary session held on February 28.
In a distinct privilege accorded to Sen. Risa Hontiveros, Rep. Roy M. Loyola, Chair of the Committee on National Defense, yielded the floor during the last two plenary sessions for the Senator to have the honor to recommend the confirmation of AFP appointees/nominees, on behalf of the members of the committee. READ MORE