Fifteen AFP senior officers’ promotion secure CA approval

The 14 ad interim appointments and one nomination of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) senior officers were confirmed and given consent to by the Commission on Appointments (CA), in today’s plenary session, presided over by Senate President/Chairperson of the Commission Vicente C. Sotto III.

            The CA Committee on National Defense, virtually presided over by Rep. Luis “Jon-Jon” A. Ferrer IV, deliberated on and recommended for the approval of the ad interim appointments and consent to the nomination of the following senior officers in the AFP to the plenary, with no objections raised:

Ad interim Appointments:

BELINDA P. GANOTICE to the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
ROLANDO D. ORENGOto the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
RUSTICO V. VILLANUEVAto the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
FERNANDO R. ABUBOto the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
DANILO S. BELTRANto the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
ROMULO R. SATPARAMto the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
STEPHEN A. PENETRANTEto the rank of Colonel, Chaplain Service
RAMIL B. ANOYOto the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
RONILO H. CUDALto the rank of Colonel, Philippine Army
SHARON G. GERNALEto the rank of Brigadier General
MILTON Y. BESETto the rank of Brigadier General
IGNATIUS N. PATRIMONIOto the rank of Brigadier General
RENE S. DIAZto the rank of Major General
NICHOLS A. DRIZto the rank of Rear Admiral

Nominations:

LAURENCE E. MINAto the rank of Major General

Meanwhile, the CA Committee on Human Settlements and Urban Development, chaired by Senator Francis ‘’Tol’’ N. Tolentino, suspended for the third time its deliberations on the ad interim appointment of Hon. Eduardo D. Del Rosario as secretary of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development.