It was indeed a special Thursday afternoon for five (5) newly appointed and newly promoted Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region X personnel as they finally took their oath at the MGB-X Conference Room, DENR Compound, Cagayan de Oro City on September 16, 2021.

Engr. Maria Raniela P. Orteza, Ai-Let R Castro, Engr. June Ray P. Penaso, Engr. Neil P. Maata, and Jed Emerson D. Jao-Jao took oath as Engineer III, Community Affairs Officer, Engineer II, Science Research Specialist II, and Administrative Assistant II of MGB-X, respectively.

The oath taking ceremony was graced by a special guest, Assistant Secretary for Field Operations Mindanao and Legislative Affairs, ASec Joan L. Lagunda. She imparted an inspiring message for the newly appointed and newly promoted MGB-X employees and challenged them to embrace this new chapter with integrity and humility. MGB-X OIC, Regional Director, Felizardo A. Gacad Jr. who administered the oath, also gave his words of wisdom by sharing how important it is to sleep well at night thinking you have given it your all.

At the end of the ceremony, Engr. Orteza, on behalf of the four other employees, gave her heartfelt gratitude and vowed to prove themselves worthy of their given positions.