Placer, Surigao del Norte- In order to intensify Public Awareness about the threat of Coronavirus Disease (CoViD-19) and E-CLIP of the government, the 30th Infantry Python Battalion (30IB) conducted Information Awareness Campaign thru Loudspeaker Operations in different sitio of Barangay Camam-onan, Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte, today, 22 April 2020.

The 30IB used Megaphone installed in a skylab motorcycle (habal-habal) as an equipment that roamed around in the said area with a pre-recorded messages reminding residents to stay at home.

The said activity also aims to raise awareness regarding the necessary steps to avoid and prevent the spread of CoViD-19 and participate in the implementation of the Executive Orders and Memoranda implemented by the Local Government. The 30IB also emphasized issues exploited by the CNTs and explained to the people the terroristic activities perpetrated by the CNTs despite the ceasefire was implemented from March 19 to April 15, 2020 within the 30IB area of operations.

In a statement, Lt. Col. Jeffrey A Villarosa, Commanding Officer of 30IB said, “We believe that through these loudspeaker operations, we are able to explain to our people the essence of that presidential directive thereby igniting every citizen’s sense of patriotism and civic duty to do their share and cooperate during the implementation of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). We ensure that even the interior barangays of the province will understand and help prevent the spread of the virus”.

“The 30IB also calls on all the exploited masses, Underground Mass Organizations (UGMOs) members, Militia ng Bayan (MBs) and active CNTs to surrender and return to the folds of the law. You may contact us through our hotline numbers: 09173058172 and 09306255146. Avail the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) of the government”, Villarosa added.