PNP Chief, Police Director General Ronald M Dela Rosa, formalized the promotion of six star-rank police officials. Among them is the no. 2 man of Police Regional Office 9 during the ceremonies at the PNP National Headquarters in Camp Crame on January 20, 2017.
PCSUPT JONATHAN VIERNES ABLANG, Deputy Regional Director for Administration, PRO9, was accorded the traditional arrival honor by PRO9 following his well-deserved promotion upon arrival atthe PRO9 quadrangle at Mercedes, Zamboanga City at about 7:30 AM of January 30, 2017.
PCSUPT ABLANG, who hails from Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya Province, is a member of PMA “Sandiwa” class of 1985 and mistah of the PRO9 Regional Director PCSUPT BILLY B BELTRAN.
Prior to his assignment at PRO9, PCSUPT ABLANG was the Deputy Director for Operation and Chief Directorial Staff of Maritime Group and had served the DPCR, DIPO, DPRM, DIDM, PRO5, NCRPO, PRO2, and CIDG.
The newly promoted 2nd man in command of PRO9 had been recipients of various medals/ awards and commendations. Two of them was the “Medalya ng Kagitingan” given by Brigadier General Antonio as Commander’s Badge and Medalya ng Katangitanging Gawa awarded by then PNP Chief ALAN PURISIMA.
The promotion of one star rank of PCSUPT ABLANG was approved by no less than President Rodrigo R Duterte upon the recommendation of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ismael Sueno and based on the evaluation of the Senior Officers Placement and Promotion Board (SOPPB).