MARAWI CITY – Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region leads the Ceremonial Turn-over of 5.56m Galil ACE22N Basic Assault Rifle (BAR) with magazines and ammunition to Lanao Del Sur Police Provincial Office on December 21, 2020 at Lanao Del Sur PPO Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Bagong Amai Pakpak, Marawi City.

          Eighty-eight units of Basic Assault Rifle Galil ACE22N with complete accessories, magazines and ammunitions were received by Lanao Del Sur Police Provincial Office. These firearms will boost the effective delivery of police services in the province of Lanao del Sur and Marawi City.

      In his message, Police BGen Rodriguez said, “The issuance of firearms is PRO BAR’s commitment to provide adequate fire power to the police units in the Bangsamoro region in order to maintain peace and order in the region”.

          Also, Governor Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr. of Lanao Del Sur witnessed the said ceremonial turn-over of the said firearms. Strong relationships of mutual trust between police and Local Government Units in Lanao Del Sur resulted to the effective maintenance of peace and order in the province.

          Police BGen Rodriguez also expressed his gratitude to the Local Government Unit of Lanao Del Sur for extending support to the police force especially in eradicating criminality and terrorism.

       The weaponry of the PRO BAR is even made superior and standardized as part of the continuing effort of the PNP leadership and the national government to enhance the firepower, mobility, and tactical capabilities of PNP operating units to serve and protect the Filipino people.