MAWAB, Davao de Oro — 200 residents from Barangays Anitapan, Golden Valley, including its special barangay Mascareg and Singapore all of Mabini marched together to condemn the terror attacks, recruitment of minors and massive extortion activities of the CPP-NPAs on October 15, 2020 at Brgy Anitapan, Mabini, Davao de Oro.
Participants marched together and loudly voiced-out their sentiments on how the CPP-NPA made their lives miserable by hampering the existence of peace and development. They also expressed that these communist terrorists were no longer welcome and are banned from entering their barangays. They want to have a peaceful community, free from violence and abuses from these terrorists.
Among the participants were the former UGMOs of the Special Brgy Singapore who recently received solar electrification donated by the Jaime V Ongpin Foundation which was facilitated by the 71st IB in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Mabini and Davao de Oro. Deed of donation of said Solar Generator Set was formally turned over to them during the culmination.
“We have been deceived by terrorists NPA’s false promises, they even get a share from our small income, they’ve been blocking the buyers of our bananas, now we know what is their real purpose that is to put us in vain and if unable to recover they will draw us to join the armed struggle that will bring us nowhere,” said angrily by one of the participants during his testimony.
Furthermore, the highlight of the activity was the Signing of the Oath of Allegiance back to government by former members of the UGMOs that have been deceived by the communist terrorist. This was followed by the burning of CPP-NPA Flag to strongly condemn and withdraw their support to the terrorist group.
“Before, development was hampered because of the presence of terrorist NPAs in this area, but now as we condemn these terrorists, inclusive peace will be attainable and development will push through,” Mayor Reynaldo Dayanghirang said on during his message.
Moreover, officers of the newly organized people’s organizations took an oath on their different positions. They also turned over their work plans to the LGU Mabini and received different kinds of vegetable seeds from the Provincial Agriculturist Office of Davao de Oro.