RTA organizes multi-sectoral group for traffic, anti-crime drive
Cagayan de Oro City (5 February) -- IN line with its continuous effort to keep the streets of Cagayan de Oro orderly, the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) initiated the creation of a multi-sectoral organization to help the city government along traffic maintenance and street crime prevention.
RTA Administrator Filipino Amoguis said that together with the national line agencies and non-government organizations, the Safekeepers Club International of Region 10 was formed to support the city government's program in promoting clean, orderly and safe streets of Cagayan de Oro.
The members are required to help and assist the traffic management of the city, as well as act as advocates in crime prevention and public safety; report any crime, emergencies, public safety violations, illegal activities, drugs, and all things inimical to the national security and development; respond emergency cases like crime, accidents, fire, life-threatening cases and other public safety cases; monitor would-be crime, public safety violation, traffic violations; and help educate the people on traffic rules and regulations and observance of the rule of law.
The members are the following: Honorary chairman and adviser- Mayor Constantino G. Jaraula; Adviser- Vice Mayor Vicente Y. Emano; Chairman for Region 10- City Councilor Alfonso Goking; Executive Vice-President- DILG-10 Regional Director Quirino Libunao; Vice President for Traffic Operation- LTO-10 Regional Director Porkawa Dia; Vice President for Community Safety Operation- Ret. Gen. Alexander Adeva; Vice President for Safety Intelligence Operation- Nick Raagas; Vice President for Emergency Service Operation- BFP-10 FSS Victoriano Remedio; Vice President for Education and Information Operation- Teodoro Buenavista, Jr.; Corporate Secretary General- PS Jesus Unabia; Corporate Auditor General- Foster Anayron; Corporate Treasurer- PI Edgar Balabagno; Corporate Chaplain- PSI Jaime Seriņa III.
The institutional representatives are: Ruben Vegafria- Industrial Institutions; Hong See- Commercial Institutions; Venus Guibone- Educators Group; Milagros Floreindo- Barangay Group; Gonzalo Go- Senior Citizen's Group; Tess Padla- Women's Group; Edwin Andot- Farmer's Group; Soc del Rosario- Cooperativism; INP Oscar Abecia- Public Safety Operations; Art Sales- Scouting Operations; Dr. Montano Salvador- Academe Group; Ricky Uy- Civic Group; Teodoro Fabillar- Transport Group; Gloria Rosete- Banking Industry Group; Jorge Goking- NGO's Group; Peter Sia- Business Group; Pastor Alex Eduave- Values Advocates Group; Ramon Banaag- Sports and Athletics; Jeff Noel Reyes- Government Employee; Dave Agudo- Tourist and Hotel; Col. Honorio Cervantes- Retirees Affairs; Col. Antonio Montalba- Peace and Order Advocates; Abrea Rosete- Small Scale Industry; Marbel Crusio- Private Corporation Employee; Rudy Esportano- Motorist Group; Leonita Serato- Youth Section.
Safekeepers Operating Commission are: Judge Frank Rojas- Head Commissioner; Eduardo Montalvan- Vice Commissioner; Dulcesimo Ytem- Commissioner for Advocacy; Gerardo Daomilas- Commissioner for Training Advocacy; Delia Enayo- Commissioner for Monitoring; Maxi Hebia- Commissioner for Monitoring; Capt. Joram Jumalon- Commissioner for Mobilization and Maj. Jerry Matin Tamse- Executive Director.
The field operations group are composed of Jessie Balan- Traffic Operation Group Director and PI Rogelio Romero- Assistant Director; Maj. Romeo Flora- Safety Intelligence Group Director and Maj. Roger Lapura- Assistant Director; Eulogio Dosdos as Community Safety Group Director and Emilio Rana as Assistant Director; OCD-10 Regional Director Carmelito Lupo as Emergency Service Group Director and Rudy Giligado as Assistant Director for Boy Scout Emergency Service Operation and Supt. Lindy Lauzon as Assistant Director; Marlon Libot as Education and Information Director and Virgilio Fuentes as Assistant Director.
The officers of the group took their oath of office before Mayor Jaraula recently. (Cagayan de Oro City IO/PIA-MisOrOccCam i-Net) [top]