Thirty-six (36) promoted and appointed personnel in the DENR IX took their oath and pledged their commitment to public service during the Oath-taking Ceremony held at DENR IX Regional Office, Pagadian City on 02 August 2022.
 
The ceremony was administered by the In-Charge, Office of the Regional Executive Director and OIC-Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Ronald D. Gadot.
 
Director Gadot said, "This is the beginning of your milestones in government service; prove yourself that you are worthy of the job."
 
He thanked the promoted and appointed personnel for taking up the challenge of public service and thanked their families and loved ones for their support.
 
He ended the message by reminding personnel to love their work, to never surrender on the tasks given to them, and to constantly pursue improvement in the performance of the mandate of the DENR.