DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 March) — Seven of the Top Ten graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) are Mindanawons and the top two graduates are Moro.
Police Cadet Macdum Darping Enca of Cotabato City, a Maguindanaon, is the top graduate of PNPA Class “Masidlak” 2017 while Jail Cadet Midzfar Hamis Omar of Tawi-Tawi, a Badjao is second.
Also in the top 10 are Jan Ace Elcid Pascua Layug of Tondo, Manila; Jail Cadet Juan Paulo Alday Porciuncula of Sta. Maria, Bulacan; Fire Cadet Harley Glenn Bacarro Galpo of Cagayan de Oro City; Police Cadet Sailani Bacarat Armama of Cagayan de Oro City; Police Cadet Michael Salendab Daunotan of Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat; Police Cadet Ian Rey Canen Diolanto of Polomolok in South Cotabato, Police Cadet Michael John Suniega Sentinta of Isulan in Sultan Kudarat; and Maysy VIllaflor Cataquiz of Quezon province.
The graduates received their bachelor’s degree in Public Safety with President Duterte, the country’s first Mindanawon President, as guest speaker and Vice President Leni Robredo as one of the guests.
A total of 57 Mindanawons belong to the 144-member Class Masidlak.
Enca received the Presidential Kampilan and Chief PNP Kampilan awards while Omar received the Vice Presidential Kampilan and Chief BJMP Kampilan. Galpo received the Chief BJMP Kampilan award.
Enca also received a special academic award for Best in Public Safety/Best in Thesis and Omar for Best in Mathematics and Science.
Of the 144 graduates, 98 are joining the Philippine National Police (PNP), 31 are joining the the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) and 15 are joining the Bureau of Fire Protection.
Among the 57 Mindanawon graduates: 41 are joining the PNP: topnotchers Enca, Armama, Daunotan, Diolanto and Sentinta; Jayzel Sakilan Abdulahab of Indanan, Sulu; Jose Earl Pandoy Abdurajan III of Indanan, Sulu; Abdil-Khan Sakkati Ahadain of Jolo, Sulu; Rhossel Sumajit Aniversario of General Santos City; Regil Laurence Cabisada Anonat of Claveria, Misamis Oriental; Abdulcahar Bacarat Armama of Cagayan de Oro City; Cyrus Vince Demolar Arro of Koronadal City; Amanollah Valdez Bantuas, Jr. of Marawi City; Kemy Gonzaga Bas of Sindangan, Zamboagna del Norte; Iodessa Loren Digal Buenaflor of Hagonoy, Davao del Sur; Kevin Bajuyo Continedo of El Salvador, Misamis Oriental; Marc Jaeson Kristoffer Omadle Culaste of Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat; Srailland Agua Dela Vega of Cagayan de Oro City; Paul Edwin del Rosario Deocampo of General Santos City; Sheena Rea Ladan Dominguez of Koronadal CIty; Peter John Perlas Evangelista of Alamada, North Cotabato; Rosemie Perez Galiz Francisco of Zamboanga City; Hanz Wilbur Silvosa Gudmalin of Boston, Davao Oriental; Kent Belleno Gudmalin of Pinan, Zamboanga del Norte; Adones Meranez Guiambangan of Libungan, North Cotabato; Al-Redzki Mukaram Hajal of Zamboanga City; Alhakim Repalda Haman of Isabela City; Andrew-ven Chan Hassan of Zamboanga City; Darylyn Dalaygon Lim of Zamboanga Sibugay; Allih-Bashir Ampao Malaco of Sinsuat, Maguindanao; Mohammad Bin Kahir O Mangotara of Iligan City; John Renz Rabulas Manriquez of Zamboanga City; John Zydrick Asuncion Preciados of Mlang, North Cotabato; Miguel Angelo Punla Quidilla of General Santos City; James Mark Calasang Ruiz of Polanco, Zamboanga del Norte; Neil Tolorio Sumicad of Zamboanga Sibugay; Ronn Lee Cordero Talite of Tantangan, South Cotabato; Jannah Rose Sumatra Tautho of Pantukan, Compostela Valley; Fort and Antony Acosta Valdez of Iligan City.
Eight Mindanawons are joining the BJMP: Omar; Clark Ian Colongan Dalogdog of Kitaotao, Bukidnon; Kennith Gayle Damicog Delantein of General Santos City; Leo John Sumile Elle of Cagayan de Oro City; Malijun Ibno Mukaram of Zamboanga City; Achmed Aziz Allani Pia of Zamboanga City; Charles Louie Nagal Selario of Koronadal City; and Abdulmijar Unsang Tahir of Zamboanga City.
Eight Mindanawons are also joining the BFP: Galpo; Clinton Chamen Calimpusan of Malaybalay City; Glen Capul Celestial of Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur; John Rey-An Gabule Donasco of Opolo, Misamis Oriental; Ike Jayoma Lachica, Jr. of General Santos City; Richard Dauiado Quiboquibo of Davao City; Kennedy Patigayon Talingting of Cotabato City; and Richard Gargar Visitacion of Bansalan, Davao del Sur.
Enca is the fourth child of public school teacher Hajah Zainab and entrepreneur Haji Yacobnor.
Enca told reporters in Camp Crame on Thursday when the Top Ten graduates paid a courtesy call on PNP Director-General Ronald dela Rosa that he joined the PNP to prove to the public that not all Moro are terrorists. “I’m not an extremist. I’m just a good person, just like any other,” he said. (MindaNews)