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Frank E. Dosdos, Jr.
Marawi City, Lanao del Sur

Marawi Schools Division Superintendent Mona A. Macatanong may remain in her position until October 18, 2016, based on a letter to the DepEd-ARMM Secretary from the Civil Service Commission dated January 11, 2016 if her case is not decided with finally the by Higher Court.

In the said letter furnished the New Ranao Star, Civil Service-ARMM Director Leopoldo Roberto W. Valderoza, Jr., CESO V, acknowledge receipt of the DepEd-ARMM Office Order No. D-001, series of 2016, dated 05 January 05, 2016, designating Pharida L. Sansarona as OIC Schools Division Superintendent.

The letter said that “designations are not applicable wherein positions are not vacant.”

Although the Court of Appeals has affirmed the compulsory retirement of Macatanong through its decision for C.A. GP SP No. 06266 MIN her position could still not be considered vacant, the letter stated.

The letter continued, “Macatanong has still fifteen days to submit her motion for reconsideration or appeal with the Court of Appeals.”

“Until such time that a decision with finality is issued, an appointing authority can (not) proceed with the designations in accordance with CSC MC No. 6, series of 2005,” the letter concluded.

It may be recalled that DepEd-ARMM compulsorily retired Macatanong effective October 18, 2013.

However, earlier Macatanong had obtained an Order from the Regional Trial Court changing her Date of Birth from October 18, 1948 to October 18, 1951, which effectively moved her 65th birthday to October 16, 2016.

DepEd-ARMM got a decision from the Court of Appeals nullifying her new Date of Birth.

Macatanong told the New Ranao Star that she has filed a Motion for Reconsideration.

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