LGUs, NGOs join efforts to strengthen peace and order campaign
Koronadal City (23 October) -- The local government unit of Kidapawan City has expressed its warm gratitude for the unstinted support of non government organizations in beefing up the resources of the city to contain criminalities and possible attacks of lawless MILF groups.
Kidapawan City Mayor Rodolfo Gantuangco wholeheartedly accepted the donation of two police cars through the efforts of Cotabato 1st District Representative Emmylou "Lala" Taliņo-Mendoza and DZMM Manager Angelo Palmones who hails from the said city.
Acknowledging the lack of mobility affects the performance of the police particularly in responding to emergency cases, Mayor Gantuangco has assured the local PNP of the city government's assistance in terms of vehicle maintenance and fuel requirements to ensure efficient and effective police operations in the city.
Kidapawan City police chief PSupt. Chino Mamburam vowed to fully utilize the police cars to improve the peace and order campaign that will redound to the benefit and welfare of the general public.
For his part, Palmones acknowledged the sincerity and dedication of local officials in rendering service to their constituents and assured continuous support and assistance.
By first quarter next year, Palmones said, the city government would be a beneficiary of a brand new pick-up van, upon the submission of a corresponding resolution.
Aside from the police cars, 10 computer units were also donated to selected schools in Kidapawan City. (ICC-Kidapawan City) [top]