Natividad ends 18-month stint as Bohol PNP director

CHANGE OF COMMAND. P/SSupt. Angeles Geñorga Angeles Geñorga (right) assumed yesterday as the new PNP provincial director of Bohol replacing P/SSupt. Felipe Natividad (right) who will assume a post in Camp Crame. In the middle conducting the turn-over is PNP Regional Director Jose Mario Espino.|Photo: WILLY MAESTRADO

Senior Supt. Felipe Natividad wrapped up his stint as provincial police director of Bohol after he was reassigned to a more sensitive post at Camp Crame.

 Police Senior Superintendent Angeles Geñorga assumed the post after the formal turnover rites in Camp Dagohoy yesterday.

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The change of command ceremony was officiated by Police Regional Office 7 director Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino.

Governor Edgar Chatto attended the formal turnover ceremony.

Prior his assignment in Bohol, Geñorga was assigned to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group 

Meanwhile, Natividad will assume as the assistant chief of the Firearms and Explosives in Camp Crame in Quezon City.

Natividad started his stint as BPPO chief during the onset of the Duterte administration’s war on drugs in July 2016.

He led the BPPO when government troops fought and hunted down 11 Abu Sayyaf bandits who infiltrated Bohol in mid-April last year.

State forces successfully neutralized the Abu Sayyaf threat by killing each of the stragglers a little over a month after their entry in Inabanga town.

During the turnover, Natividad thanked the Boholanos, particularly the civil government for their trust and support extended to the local PNP comand.

For his part, the new Bohol PNP chief assured to implement the ABCD project of Gen. Espino which is “Always Busy Catching Criminals, Drug pushers and users.

He added that the program will also adopt the EFGH or Effectively Fighting Goons and Hoodlums.

He appealed for support from the 47 station commanders as he assumed the post as provincial director of Bohol.



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