By LEVIRESA GETIGAN-BARNIZO
July 27, 2016
CALBAYOG CITY – Employees of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) - Samar First District Engineering Office (SFDEO) take pride for their newly appointed District Engineer (DE), Engr. Alvin A. Ignacio, an incumbent Assistant District Engineer (ADE) of SFDEO, and the newly appointed Assistant District Engineer, Engr. Loreto M. Cedro, a native of Surigao del Sur. Effective June 3 & 17, 2016, the said engineers are declared full pledge DE and ADE pursuant to the memoranda released by the DPWH-Head Office, Manila, last June 17, 2016.
A thanksgiving celebration relative to the said promotional appointments is facilitated at SFDEO’s Multi-Purpose Hall wherein all budgetary and job order personnel are invited. Officer-in-charge Assistant Regional Director Virgilio C. Eduarte, a newly installed OIC 2nd official at the DPWH-Regional Office No. VIII, graced the occasion, as he shares the same joy with the newly promoted officials being the former head of SFDEO. In his inspirational message, he encouraged all section chiefs of SFDEO to take promotional exams and to attend relative trainings for them to be promoted as well.
DE Ignacio expressed his deepest gratitude to OIC-ARD Eduarte for all the encouragement and support, and to his family and employees of Samar I, who, in one way or another, contributed to his promotion. He also declared acceptance of the challenges in leading the District Office.
Meanwhile, ADE Cedro thanked Samar I for the warm welcome as he has just assumed office at SFDEO last June 6, 2016. He stated full support to DE Ignacio and signified his intent to strictly observe the policies and guidelines of the department for the betterment of the District Office. With the team up of these two gentlemen, employees are optimistic for greater achievements of Samar I and better working environment.