The leadership turnover between outgoing NIA R1 Manager Vicente R. Vicmudo and incoming Acting Manager Angelito S. Miguel from NIA Region 5 was presided smoothly by NIA Sr. Deputy Administrator Abraham B. Bagasin at the Regional Training Center, NIA Compound, Bayaoas, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan.

The milestone  was attended by farmer leaders, guests, visitors, employees and friends from the media and well-wishers who came to witness the event from different NIA Regional offices .

Engr. Vicmudo retires from the government service effective July 15, 2019 while Engr. Miguel assumes the vacated post in NIA R1 the next working day.