COMELEC commissioner, 56 DFA senior officials, AFP chief and 32 other senior military officers secure CA nod

MERIT AND FITNESS CONFIRMED. The Commission on Appointments (CA), in its plenary session presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Vicente C. Sotto III, confirmed the ad interim appointment of Ms. Aimee P. Ferolino-Ampoloquio (left) as Commissioner, Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and gave its consent to the nomination of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Cirilito E. Sobejana (right). Thirty two other senior military officers joined their chief of staff in having their nominations and ad interim appointments approved by the Commission. Likewise, the nominations and ad interim appointments of 56 Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) senior
officials hurdled the confirmation process and got the Commission’s nod in the same plenary session. (CA-CTS, 03/24/21)