28 FRs receive family packs from Surigao del Sur PSWDO
by Grace B. Tranquilan
Tandag, Surigao del Sur (June 24) -- The 28 Former Rebel (FR) who denoted to go back to the government received 50 family packs from the Department of Social Welfare Development (DSWD) thru the Provincial Social Welfare Development (PSWD) officer May Navidad G. Salinas on June 22, 2009.
Each family pack contained 3 kilos of rice, 3 tins sardines, 2 tins corned beefed and 3 packs of noodles.
Present during the distribution of goods is 58th IB Executive Officer Lt. Col. Erwin Rommel Lamzon.
It can be recalled that the 21 Former Rebels surrendered on May 24 and 7 FRs on June 9 to Lt. Col Benjamin Pedralvez, Jr. They are still housed at the custody of the Philippine Army for validation and were forwarded to the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPPAP) prior to the effectivity of the Administrative Order 172 which take effect on March 23, 2007. (PIA Surigao del Sur) [top]