Thursday, 19 September 2019
8 FRs receive govt assistance

8 FRs receive govt assistance

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (June 24, 2019) – Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (center), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) regional director Josephine Leysa (4th from left), Sangguniang Panlalawigan member Eduardo Paras Sr. (4th from right), 1002nd Brigade Commander Col. Adonis Bajao (3rd from right), PNP Provincial Director PSSUPT Arpha Abul Kyr Macalangcom Jr. (2nd from right), and other members of the Provincial Peace and Order Council pose for a photo opportunity together with the eight former rebels (FR) from the New People's Army after they were given a total amount of P405,000 financial and livelihood assistance and firearms remuneration on June 20. These FRs are now ready to start a new life with the help of several agencies and the support of the provincial government of Sarangani. This milestone happened during the joint meeting of the Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council and Provincial Peace and Order Council and PPOC. (Tres Besana – Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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