CA OKs Acosta’s nomination as CSC commissioner

February 2, 2022 Marlon Purification 298 views

THE Commission on Appointments on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of the nomination of Ryan Alvin Acosta as Commissioner of the Commission on Civil Service (CSC) and 16 ad interim appointments of generals and senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

Acosta, who replaced Leopoldo Roberto Valderosa, will serve until February 2, 2027.

MGen. Augustine Malinit, a native of Camiling, Tarlac and commander of the Air Defense Command of the Philippine Air Force, was the most senior among all officers confirmed.

Alsco confirmed were: Cerilo C. Balaoro Jr. to the rank of Brigadier General; Edwin E. Amadar to the rank of Brigadier General; Agnes Lynnette A. Flores to the rank of Colonel, Corps of Professors; Cleofe C. Pulmano to the rank of Colonel, Dental Service (Reserve); Warlito G. Chee Jr. to the rank of Colonel, Dental Service (Reserve); Michelle M. Ibuna to the rank of Colonel, Nurse Corps (Reserve);

Alvin V. Flores to the rank of Brigadier General; Julio M. Cimatu to the rank of Colonel, Dental Service (Reserve); Adan F. Rose to the rank of Colonel, Chaplain Service (Reserve); Rex T. Armena to the rank of Colonel, Chaplain Service (Reserve); Dina F. Bergonia to the rank of Colonel, Nurse Corps (Reserve); Jonathan B. Rico to the rank of Colonel, Medical Corps (Reserve); Adonis R. Bajao to the rank of Major General; Oliver C. Maquiling to the rank of Brigadier General and Marcel D. Figuracion to the rank of Colon, Philippine Army.

Meanwhile, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his full support for the confirmation of the ad interim appointments of 16 generals and senior military officers

Go extolled the military officers for their unmatched service to the Filipino people.

“Thank you for your dedication and unparalleled loyalty to our country, especially in this time of pandemic. I consider all of you as frontliners,” Go said.