MARAMAG, Bukidnon -The Barangay Local Government Units of Barangay Cawayan and Brgy Minongan of Quezon, Bukidnon declared CPP-NPA as Persona Non Grata in their respective Barangay on July 18 2019.

The declaration was spearheaded by the Punong Barangays namely Hon. Federico Ubanan and Hon.Armando Arnado along with them are Undeground Mass Organization (UGMO) members who denounced their support to the NPA. The activity was highlighted during the communal dialogue/pulong-pulong with Local Government Agencies . The activity was highighted with a pledge of commitment to the government. A total of 300 members of UGMO joined the said event.

Representatives from different government agencies attended the said event to address some misconceptions and issues by the people with the following attendees; 88IB of the Philippine army, Engr. Florencio Liray, Municipal Planning and Development Office, PLt Melchor Saraus Jr, PNP representative, CENRO representaive, Municipal Assessors Office representative, Public Employment Services Office, Mayors office representative, and Brgy Officials of the said Barangays. On the later part, the Municipal Health Office offered medical assistance for common illness for the residents.

Hon. Federico Ubanan and Hon Armando Arnado; the two Punong-Barangays, who led the reading of declaration of CPP-NPA as persona non-grata, commended the efforts of AFP and expresses their thanks that helped to enlighten the minds of the people from the lies and deceptions of the CPP-NPA-NDF. They show their support to the AFP by withdrawing their support to the CPP-NPA terrorists.

Ltc Franklin Fabic, Commanding Officer 88IB, welcome the support from the people of the two Barangays. As you participate today, you have saved yourselves from the trap that could get you in trouble. As what your punong-barangay said, continue to show your support to the government. Let us continue to encourage our brothers and sisters who are victims of wrong ideologies to return to the folds of the government.

“This activity is our show of commitment of serving the people and our effort to implement the executive order 70 or the Whole of Nation Approach in ending the Communist Armed Conflict at the local level. ” He added.