SAGUIARAN, Lanao del Sur – Three (3) municipalities and One hundred four (104) barangays of Lanao del Sur declare the Communist-Terrorist Group (CTGs) and Local Terrorist Group (LTGs) as PERSONA NON GRATA during the Mass Condemnation ceremony held today morning July 22, 2020 at Ditsaan-Ramain Multi-Purpose Complex, Brgy Ramain Proper, Ditsaan-Ramain, Lanao del Sur.
Through the able leadership of the Local Chief Executives of Ditsaan-Ramain, Bubong, and Buadiposo-Buntong, said towns strongly denounce all terrorist groups and other criminal groups in their localities.
Furthermore, said municipalities proactively crafted resolutions to organize their Municipal and Barangay Task Force in Ending the Local Communist Armed Conflict (TF-ELCAC) in accordance to the Executive Order No. 70 of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.
LTC RAFMAN S ALTRE INF (GSC) PA, Commanding Officer of 82nd Infantry Battalion, lauded the efforts and administration of three LGUs for their active support and strong will to unite their respective barangays to stand up and fight against these terrorists and peace spoilers.
Meanwhile, COL JOSE MARIA R CUERPO II INF (GSC) PA, Brigade Commander, 103rd INF BDE, expressed his gratitude to the Provincial government of Lanao Del Sur for the support and motivation given to the LGUs.
Also, COL CUERPO assured all barangay chairman of three municipalities that the Philippine Army in Lanao Del Sur will always be on their side.
“Our fight against terrorism is a continuous process and is a shared-responsibility. We are one in this fight” Cuerpo ended.