The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) has recently added to the list of its testing centers the Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC)–Bontoc Campus.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on March 8, 2021 between PNPA PMGEN Rhoderick Armamento, MPSPC President Rexton Chakas, Bontoc Mayor Franklin Odsey, Mountain Province Representative Maximo Dalog, Jr., and PNPA Alumni Association-CAR Bontoc Lakan Chapter representative PLTCOL Zyrus Michaell Serrano.
All parties are committed to provide an avenue where young enthusiasts and applicants can pursue their dream of joining the uniformed service.
With the MOU signed between the concerned parties, it shall provide wider opportunities for PNPA applicants of Mountain Province to conveniently undertake the PNPA Cadet Admission Test to be conducted annually in MPSPC, Bontoc, Mountain Province.
In a separate interview, Mayor Odsey remarked that the inclusion of MPSPC-Bontoc Campus as one of the testing centers of the PNPA in the conduct of the yearly PNPA Cadet Admission Test shall save applicants from expenses and time in traveling to Baguio City where they shall undertake the examination. Likewise, he expressed high hopes that more youth will be encouraged to undertake the PNPA Cadet Admission Test.
With this, the mayor thanked the concerned parties for the realization of this endeavor and assured the full support of the Bontoc LGU. By Alpine L. Killa