Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City - A policeman and a non-uniformed personnel (NUP) assigned with the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Police Office (ZNPPO) were among the 2,103 examinees who passed the 2019 Bar examination. Brig. Gen. Froilan Quidilla, PRO-9 director, named the bar passers as Staff Sergeant Henrik Ageas, 33, and NUP Melquiades Potoy III.
Ageas, who is on his 10th year of service, belongs to Sibutad Municipal Police Station, while Potoy is assigned with Mutia Municipal Police Station as a crime registrar and has been in the service for five years.
Brig. Gen Froilan F Quidilla praised the two bar passer for a job well done. “PRO9 truly proud of your succes, may you serves as inspiration to our personnel who wish to become lawyer”, he added.
PPSg Ageas and NUP Potoy III, finished their Bachelor of Laws at Jose Rizal Memorial State University based in Dipolog City, the premier university in Zamboanga del Norte.
The two Bar examination passers may become commissioned officers through lateral entry by joining the PNP's Legal Service, whose personnel are assigned to various PNP units.
Earlier, the Supreme Court released the results of the 2019 Bar Examination on April 29, 2020, wherein 2,103 out of 7,685 examinees who took the 2019 Bar exams passed.