New Sorsogon Police director Tejada assumes post: Cabral to new post | BICOL TODAY

New Sorsogon Police director Tejada assumes post: Cabral to new post

Photo courtesy of Sorsogon SPPO

SORSOGON CITY ( – Police Senior Superintendent Marlon Celeteria Tejada was installed on August 2, 2017 as the new Provincial Director of Sorsogon PPO by PCSupt Antonio N. Gardiola Jr., Regional Director of PRO 5 held at Parade Ground, Camp Salvador C Escudero Sr., Sorsogon City.

The turn-over of Police command was amid controversies rocking Sorsogon province over the continuous surge of a crime wave, killings in the city, renewed drug trade despite Oplan Tokhang, a rise of crime against life and property and the current tension-filled water crisis.

The city water crisis has caused residents in an agitated state, increasing tensions and stress in daily living which is becoming a police concern. Concerned citizens have blamed incumbent provincial public and city officials for their helplessness in solving the city water crisis.

The ceremony was attended by Governor Robert Lee Rodrigueza, chiefs of police, heads of offices/organizations, stakeholders, friends from media and other guests.

In his welcome remarks, PSupt Vicente C. Marpuri Jr., Deputy Provincial Director for Administration described outgoing PNP Provincial Director PSSupt Ronaldo R. Cabral as a good leader, when he said “he had shown the qualities of a good leader that everyone desires – a leader by example who aspires for the welfare of his men”.

The reading of relief and designation orders for PSSupt Cabral as outgoing Provincial Director of Sorsogon PPO and the Designation Order for PSSupt Tejada was done by PSupt Froilan B. Navarroza, OIC, Regional Personnel and Human Resource Doctrine Division (RPHRDD).

In his remarks and relinquishment of office, PSSupt Cabral expressed gratitude to all individuals and organizations that supported him during his incumbency and offered a poem to abridge his words in bidding goodbye, entitled “Thank you Sorsogon”. Further, PD Cabral received awards of Medalya ng Kagalingan and Kasanayan which were given by PCSupt Gardiola Jr., RD PRO5.

For his part, PSSupt Tejada, his acceptance speech, said “I only have few things to say – I am here to carry out the mission of the PNP, and to do the best that I can as Provincial Director of Sorsogon PPO.”

The turn-over of office symbol was officiated by Gen. Gardiola Jr.

Gen. Gardiola Jr, on his message, said that it is a big challenge and responsibility for the incoming Provincial Director on the achievements that PD Cabral acquired, but he believed that he can do it and possibly top it. He also urged the officers and men present during the turn-over ceremony to be more credible and effective in doing their jobs.

“Let us be loyal and steadfast to our service” he said. He also reminded all ground commanders to be always decisive.

Before he ended his message, Gen. Gardiola Jr. added that the stakeholders and organizations should continuously support the PNP for better services to the people. []

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