Indanan , Sulu – Brigadier General Ignatius N. Patrimonio Philippine Army, Commander 1102nd Brigade programs continue to bear fruits . Abu Sayyaf Group ranks reduction continue to face a snowball of surrenders as another of their member yield to the government last 10 September 2020 at Brgy Buhanginan, Patikul Sulu.
Lieutenant Colonel Rafael P. Caido PA, Commander , 6th Special Forces Battalion welcome the voluntary surrender of @Amah Adin with one M16 rifle under the ASG Sub Leader Juhurim Hussein who was directly supervise by Radulan Sahiron. He was then presented to Brig. Gen. Patrimonio at Camp Bud Datu, Brgy Tagbak, Indanan, Sulu for initial interview and assistance.
@ Amah Adin is already the second ASG returnee for the week following the surender of @ Tong last 07 September to this unit through the efforts of 6SF Battalion. Just like the others, @ Amah Adin decided to return to the folds of the law for he can’t no longer bear the terroristic activities of the ASG which he witnessed as the one causing the sufferings of his fellow Tausugs.
“Indeed, the snowballing of surrender is a manifestation that our peace initiaves with the LGU of Patikul is effective. And, we expect more as the programs of Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) Patikul continue to reach them out. This positive response however , will not make us rest on our laurels but rather push ourselves further until we trully bring the ASG on the brink of collapse,” stated by Brig. Gen. Patrimonio PA, under Joint Task Force Sulu.