Aquino appoints Cabotaje-Tang Associate Justice of Sandiganbayan

July 11, 2012 9:29 pm 

MANILA, July 11 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed Assistant Solicitor General Amparo M. Cabotaje-Tang Associate Justice of the Sandiganbayan, a Palace official said Wednesday.

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte told the regular press briefing in Malacanang Tang will replace Associate Justice Francisco H. Villaruz, Jr.

Tang obtained her political science degree from the Manuel L. Quezon University in 1975 and her Bachelor of Laws degree from the San Beda College of Law in 1979.

She was admitted to the Bar in 1980 with a rating of 84.95%.

Tang worked as clerk in the Insurance Commission (1979-1980) and judicial/legal assistant at the Supreme Court (1980-1982).

She served as trial attorney and solicitor at the Office of the Solicitor General from 1982 until 1994.

She also served as Assistant Solicitor General from 1994 an has been designated officer-in-charge of the OSG several times.

President Aquino also signed the ad interim appointment of lawyer Robert S. Martinez as Commissioner of the Civil Service Commission, replacing Rasol L. Mitmug, according to Valte.

Martinez will serve as CSC Commissioner until Feb. 2018.

Prior to his appointment, Martinez served as Deputy Administrator for Administration of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority since Feb. 26, 2008.

The Chief Executive also signed the appointment letter of Enry L. Santos as member of the 4th District of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in Bulacan, replacing Romeo Allan M. Robes; and Amado C. Vallejo Jr., as member of the 4th District of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in Isabela, replacing Leoncio K. Kiat. (PNA) hbc/PCOO/ssc


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