PGEN Guillermo Lorenzo Tolentino Eleazar, the 6th PNP Chief of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, on the first region-wide PNP, Chief Command Visit to Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.
The 3 days long command engagements kick-started with his visits to the Police Provincial Offices of Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. He made a courtesy call to the Chiefs of the Local Government Units of the said provinces and attended the Oath Taking of Advocacy Support Group Municipal and Provincial Coordinators.
‘’This is my first time to visit Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi, as your CPNP who will be retiring very soon marami na akong napuntahan pero hindi ko pa napuntahan ang mga islang ito at ako ay labis na humanga sa ating mga kapulisan sa kanilang pag tutulungan kasama ang ating Local Chief Executives.’’ - C, PNP.
The Chief also graces the conduct of the PNP-BARANGAYanihan Help and Food Bank program of each PPO. It is a PNP project which aims to reach out and provide assistance to every Filipino struggling with hunger during this pandemic.
Further, the distribution of equipment and supplies and presentation of PAGs Surrendered Firearms of the disbanded Private Armed Group are some of the highlights of the Regional Headquarters of PRO BAR’s preparation for day-2 of the Chief’s command visit. Chief, PNP also graces the inauguration of key infrastructure installations inside the camp such as the PRO BAR Club House and the New Command Group Quarters.
Part of the program at the regional headquarters of PRO BAR is the awarding of deserving PRO BAR PNP personnel who showcased an exemplary dedication to the service and are worthy of commendation. PGen Eleazar lauded the awardees and lead the awarding ceremony. The awardees PCPT Paul Symon O Villareal, PCPT Ivan John B Bakian , and PMSg Rafael M Abdula were awarded Medalya ng Kadakilaan; Pat Alkaiser C Zamanwas received the Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting; while PSMS Akas S Simpal, and PSMS Dante S Dionaldo received Medalya ng Ugnayang Pampulisaya.
As his way of showing respect to the religious diversity of BAR the Chief engaged with the religious leaders in the region and made a courtesy visit to the Archbishop of Cotabato City after his engagement at PRO BAR headquarters at Camp Bgen Salipada K Pendatun, Parang Maguindanao.
His day 3 command visit is also the celebration of the Eid al-Adha religious festival. Hence, part of PNP, Chief's itinerary is the gift sharing and giving of food packs to Muslim brothers who prayed Eid'l Adha and meeting with Imam and other Muslim Religious Leaders in Cotabato City
The Police Provincial Office of Lanao Del Sur of PRO BAR concluded the Chief's command visit to PRO BAR. There he further expressed his respect and appreciation of Lanao Del Sur's diversity both in culture and religion. He also administer the Lingkod Bayan Advocacy Support Groups and Force Multipliers Oath-taking who pledge to support the NTF ELCAC/ELAC around noon of July 20, 2021 at the gymnasium of Provincial Capitol, Marawi City.