31st Secretary of National Defense
February 2007 to July 2007
Edejer Ebdane, Jr. was born on December 30, 1948. He served as Secretary of
National Defense from February 2007 to July 2007.
Prior to his appointment to the Cabinet, Secretary Ebdane was the 10th Chief of the Philippine National Police from July 2002 to 23 August 2004. After serving as the Chief of the PNP, Secretary Ebdane was named National Security Adviser, a post he held from August 2004 to February 2005. From February 2005 to February 2007 he was appointed as Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways.
Secretary Ebdane is a member of Philippine Military Academy class of 1970, and has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) from the Mapúa Institute of Technology.