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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

LGU-Carmen, Phil Army organizes Peace Building InfoDrive and gift giving for Brgy. Hinapoyan

CARMEN, Surigao del Sur --To raise awareness to the Indigenous Peoples Community on the deceptive propaganda and manipulative strategies  of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) and how to effectively counter them, the Local Government Unit of  Carmen, Surigao del Sur in collaboration with 36th Infantry “Valor” Battalion (36IB), Philippine Army successfully organized the Peace Building Information Drive and “Handog Pamasko” program in Barangay Hinapoyan. 

Testimonies from family members of the slain victims and from respected government personnel were shown through a video presentation condemning the barbaric acts of the terrorist group.

In her speech, Local Chief Executive Jane Valeroso-Plaza, highlighted the government’s firm commitment to helping the communities promote peace and security especially the IP community. 

"Our youth is one of the most vulnerable sectors in our society. Hence, we must protect them from being lured into joining the CTG and used as pawns to perpetuate their false ideology, human rights abuses, and other terroristic activities," said Mayor Jane Valeroso-Plaza.

Meanwhile, the LGU of Carmen has been visiting remote and geographically inaccessible communities since 2016 to fulfill the responsibilities of the government in providing outstanding services and fostering peace.

The event was graced by LGU officials headed by Mayor Jane V. Plaza, Brigadier General George L. Banzon of the 901st Brigade, 36IB Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Michael Reuyan, PNP Provincial Director PCOL Dennis A. Siruno, Barangay Council, other government agencies, and Non-Government Agencies. (LGU-Carmen, SDS/PIA-Surigao del Sur)