Sat. Jul 24th, 2021

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Archie Gamboa has designated Brig. Gen. Jesus Cambay Jr., as the new director of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula).

In an order that took effect Thursday, Gamboa said Cambay, a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Makatao” Class of 1989 is one of the four police generals included in the latest reorganization in the PNP.

Cambay was the former director of the PNP Intelligence Group (IG) before assuming the PRO-9 top post. He replaced Brig. Gen. Froilan Quidilla who was re-assigned to the Office of the Chief PNP.

Replacing Cambay as IG director is Brig. Gen. Joseph Gohel, former deputy director of the PNP Directorate for Research and Development (DRD).

Taking over as DRD deputy director is Brig. Gen. Remus Zacharias Canieso.

The other officers assigned to new posts are:

-Col. Alan Nazarro – as head of PRO 10 (Northern Mindanao);

-Col. Sidney Hernia – Directorate for Plans;

-Col. Jose Melencio Nartatez Jr. – Finance Service;

-Col. Ross Alvaardo – PRO 6 (Western Visayas);

-Col. Lope Lim – Anti-Cybercrime Group;

-Col. Giovanie Maines, Directorate for Integrated Police Operations-North Luzon;

-Col. Limuel Obon – Aviation Security Group; and

-Col. Andrew Cayad – Intelligence Group.

Gamboa said the latest round of reorganization manifests the continuing reform in the command structure of the 205,000-strong police force.

“The latest round of reorganization manifests the strong commitment of the PNP to human resource and career development,” he said in a statement. (PNA)

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