Malacanan Palace
13 March 2013

President Benigno S. Aquino III led the oath-taking of various government agency officials in Malacañang.

Leading the list of officers who took their oath of office before the President is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Philippines to the People’s Republic of China Erlinda Basilio.

The President also administered the oath of office to the following:


Usec. Mario Deriquito (Department of Health)

Usec. Angelita Gregorio Medel (Department of Social Welfare and Development)

Usec. Amelia Guevarra (Department of Science and Technology)

Usec. Tomasito Villarin (Office of Political Affairs, Office of the President)

Usec. Jose Grageda (Department of Agrarian Reform)

Assistant Secretaries:

Asec. Ardeliza Medenilla (DPWH)

Asec. Lorna Dino (DepEd)

Asec.Daniel Ariaso, Sr. (DOE)

Asec. Jess Anthony Yu (PCOO)

Asec. Janice Santos (OCS)

Other Agencies:

Chairman Eugenio Villareal (MTRC)

Commissioner Vicente Gengos, Jr. (PCGG)

Administrator Grace Cenas (National Dairy Authority, DA)

Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, Panel Chair of Talks with the MILF

Deputy Administrator Arturo Gabrieles (Parole and Probation Administration, DOJ)

Deputy Director-General Allan Gepty (Intellectual Property Office, DTI)

KBP Board of Trustees, officers and Standards Authority Directors

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