Simultaneous Oath Taking of Regional and Project Leadership

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 13:30


NIA Central Office – Presided by Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) conducted the simultaneous Oath Taking Ceremony of Regional and Project Leadership via Google Meet on October 14, 2020 at the Administrator’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Building A.

The leadership of Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Stage II (JRMP-II) will be passed on to Engr. Jonel B. Borres, former Engineering Division Manager of JRMP-II, after Regional Manager Gerardo P. Corsiga passed away earlier this month. From NIA Region 9, Engr. Rory F. Avance will now lead NIA Region 6 as the Acting Regional Manager.

Correspondingly, Engr. Manuel L. Rañeses, who was recently sworn as the Acting Regional Manager of NIA Region 8 last September 23, 2020, will be the new Regional Manager of NIA Region 9. Meanwhile, Engr. Ruby Tuan, Jr., Engineering and Operations Division (EOD) Manager of NIA Caraga Region, will be the Acting Regional Manager of NIA Region 8 after succeeding Engr. Rañeses.

With the Administrator were Senior Deputy Administrator Abraham B. Bagasin, Deputy Administrator for Engineering and Operations Sector C’zar M. Sulaik, Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance Sector Romeo G. Gan, ARDOMA President and Region IV-A Manager Romeo M. Lopez, and Atty. Asher Dolina, Management Consultant. Central Office Department Managers, Regional and Project Managers, and other NIA personnel nationwide witnessed the event through Google Meet.

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Acting Department Manager
NIA Public Affairs and Information Staff
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