By PR | 12:04 | March 16, 2021
CARMEN, Bohol – The provincial government of Bohol (PGBh) together with the 47th Infantry (Katapatan) Battalion and the Philippine National Police (PNP) conducted a pre-deployment briefing and send-off ceremony to the Prosperity Team under the Community Development Program on March 15, 2021 held at Ceremonial Hall of the Bohol Provincial Capitol, Tagbilaran City.
The team is composed of PGBh’s community organizers, PNP and the Community Support Team of the Philippine Army.
The activity was graced by Governor Arthur C Yap and attended by the different local and national agencies.
Teams will be deployed in Catigbian, Balilihan, Bilar and Sevilla towns. They will stay in the barangays to engage the populace and determine their primary needs that might be exploited by the Communist Terrorist Group.
During the send off ceremony, Yap expressed his thoughts about the current situation of the province. He mentioned that aside from the struggles of Covid-19 pandemic, there is also another virus that runs over 52 years and that is insurgency in which the country is facing until today.
Likewise, he expressed his full support to the peace campaign initiatives and encouraged all sectors and concerned agencies to support the Prosperity Team in line with the Community Support Program of the Philippine Army.
To bracen the initiative, Ltc Allan J Tabudlo, the Battalion Commander of 47IB, highlighted the significance of CSP in protecting the people from the Communist Terrorist Group (CTGs).
“The value of CSP is an opportunity to reach out the community and support the LGU in sustaining peace and development that deserves by every Boholanos”, Tabudlo said.
The Philippine Army said they will supportive to any peace and development programs that will be enjoyed by the community.
“There is no way for the CPP-NPA-NDF in decieving innocent people. The government is sincere in eradicating these left leaning organizations who are not in favor to a more sustained progress and developed country,” 47IB statement said.