ARAKAN, Cotabato- To provide knowledges and schemes on the recovery efforts of the CTGs to conflict-prone communities especially those in the far-flung areas, the 72nd Infantry (GABAY) Battalion initiated a dialogue/ Pulong-Pulong to the people of Quezon, Bukidnon especially in the community of Sitio Gamot, Brgy Sta Felomina on January 21, 2023.
The activity is one of the Government sustainment approach in response to the issues always being exploited by the CTGs which came out during the conduct of Community Support Program (CSP) in the affected barangays of Quezon, Bukidnon.
During his speech, Hon Pablo M. Lorenzo III the Mayor of Quezon assures the populace present during the “Pulong-Pulong” that the Local Government Unit of Quezon is always in its full support to this initiative to sustain the peace and development in the Municipality .Likewise, this is the continuation effort of the Government to totally educate and inform the community not to support nor accept anymore the CTGs in their respective community.
Right after the activity, Hon Lorenzo III also gave an assistance to almost 30 previous surrendered both regular members and Milisya ng Bayan (MB) of the Communist Terrorist Groups (CTGs) in recognition for their sincerity in supporting government programs and totally abandon the CTGs.
Present during the activity were HON. PABLO M LORENZO III- Municipal Mayor, LTC JOSE C REGONAY JR INF (GSC) PA- CO 72IB, COL CHRISTIAN JAMES P VINGNO INF (GSC) PA- CO 88IB, 1LT KEVIN B BAUTISTA- representative of 89IB and PLT DAGUNO- Deputy COP, Quezon PNP.