FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City, Philippines?President Benigno Aquino III
announced Sunday that Lieutenant General Eduardo Oban would be the incoming chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
?Wala akong duda na kaya niyang ipagpatuloy ang mga nasimulang reporma ni General David... Nawa's magsilbi siyang inspirasyon sa Laon Alab [I have no doubt that he is capable of continuing the reforms that General David had started. I hope that General Oban serves as an inspiration to the members of the Laon Alab class],? Aquino said.
The President announced the appointment of Oban, the third highest
ranking official in the AFP in his speech before 196 graduates of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA).
Oban will replace General Ricardo David who is retiring on March 8.
Oban will be the 42nd AFP chief.
With reports Christine O. Avendaño, Philippine Daily Inquirer; Radyo Inquirer