Maguindanao – Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region graced the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Newly Rehabilitated and Renovated Sta. Teresita Parish Church and Turn-over of Newly Assigned PNP Personnel and Long Firearms in the municipality of Datu Piang, Maguindanao on December 10, 2020.
The renovation and rehabilitation of Sta. Teresita Parish Church, which was damage during the encounter between the troops of PNP and AFP personnel against the BIFF last December 3, 2020, is the promise of Police General Debold M Sinas, Chief PNP during his visit to PRO BAR. During the ceremony, PBGen Rodriguez provides food packs to the community. Mayor Victor T Samama of Datu Piang municipality, Notre Dame of Dulawan Incorporated Administrators headed by SR. Evangeline Capilitan, OND, Barangay Officials, and officers of Parish Pastoral Council were also present during the said activity.
PBGen Rodriguez also led the turn-over of 17 additional PNP personnel and 15 long firearms to compliment Datu Piang Municipal Police Station as promised and instructed by the Chief, PNP during his visit. These additional troops and firearms will boost the morale of the police in providing public safety services wherein the total personnel now is at 40. Recently, Regional Director directed the Maguindanao Police Provincial Office and other PNP units in Maguindanao to double their efforts in conducting police operations against lawless group and put to end terroristic acts in the province.
PRO BAR is determined to protect the public and firmed to put back Datu Piang municipality into normalcy and drive out militants linked to the ISIS and other Local Terrorist Group in the Bangsamoro region who threatened the peace and order.