Army, LGU deploy CSP Teams to 7 Iloilo City villages

ILOILO CITY, April 24 (PIA) — Seven Iloilo City villages have already their respective Community Support Program (CSP) team.

This, after the Army’s 301st Infantry Brigade, in partnership with the local government of Iloilo City, deployed the CSP teams to seven villages in Iloilo City on Friday, April 23,

The CSP teams are composed of soldiers from the 33rd Civil Military Office (CMO) Company led by Capt. Ivy Arcangeles and one augmentation team from the Iloilo City Police Office, said 301Bde CMO Officer Capt. Hazel Joy Durotan.

Durotan said that the send-off ceremony was held at the Iloilo City Hall Ground, Iloilo City, which was attended by Iloilo City Executive Assistant Nestor Panaguiton, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) – Iloilo City director Carlos Lim, Director, 3rd CMO Battalion Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Rommil Abayon, 301Bde CSP Officer Capt. Jolly Bulawan, 33rd CMO Company Commanding Officer Arcangeles, and village chairpersons of the seven barangays.

The CSP Teams will be facilitating the synchronized implementation of government services, programs, and projects in Barangay South Fundidor, North Fundidor, and West Timawa in Molo District; Barangay Sinikway in Lapuz District; Barangay Baldoza in Lapaz District; and Barangay Navais in Mandurriao District.

On his part, 301Bde Commander Brigadier General Marion R Sison expressed his gratitude to Iloilo City mayor Jerry Treňas and to the local government units of Iloilo City for allowing and supporting our soldiers and Philippine National Police personnel in addressing the issues and problems brought by the legal front organizations of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) that pervade in some urban villages.

“We are grateful for the trust given by the city government to the CSP teams who are strongly committed to ensuring the fast delivery of government services to the villages,” he said.

Sison added “With this, I am encouraging the village chairmen to support our soldiers and the PNP as they work with the Ilonggos in building peaceful and progressive communities, keeping in mind that nation-building is our shared responsibility.” (PIA6/Story and photos from CMO-301Bde/Philippine Army)

 



Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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