CLAVERIA, Misamis Oriental – 3 combatants from Subregional Committee 1 (SRC1) and 1 from Guerilla Front 4A, Subregional Committee 3 (SRC3) of North Central Mindanao Regional Command (NCMRC) surrendered to the Charlie Company and of the 58th Infantry “Dimalulupig” Battalion last November 06, 2019.
Alias Popings an ordnance of Platoon ADA, SRC1 surrendered one M14 rifle and One M1 Garrand Rifle, Alias Jade from platoon Kingdom GF4A also surrendered two M16 rifle, Five long magazine, one baofeng radio and 172 rounds 5.56 ammunition.
The other 2 were Alias winston and alias Ricky both members of Platoon 1, Sentro De Grabidad(SDG) EAGLE, SRC1, NCMRC. According to Alias Popings, 42 years old, also a handicap he decided to return to the folds of the law because he can’t see the future of his family in the armed revolution. The New People’s Army (NPA) propaganda of equal rights to all is just a deceitful way to gain more members and supporters. “Di na gyud namo makaya ang kagutom sa bukid. Dili tinuod ang gi ingon sa mga kumander nga pantay pantay. Sila gani kay gacorrupt sa amo” said Popings.
Alias jade on the other hand said “Sa 11 tuig nga akong pakigbisog sa bukid wala gyud koy nadawat nga kaayohan, gimingaw nako sa akoang pamilya gusto na nako iayo ang akoang kinabuhi (11 years na pamumundok wala akong nakitang pagbabago sa buhay namin, namimiss ko na ang aking pamilya gusto ko ng ayusin ang aking buhay).”
The launching of Development Security Support Plan “Pangandoy Mis Or” which aims to improve the Socio-Economic Development of the people in the Province of Misamis oriental and the all-out support to the President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s Whole-of-Nation Approach to End Local Communist Armed Conflict has gained tremendous results and positive feedback all over Region 10.
“Alias Popengs along with the other new surrenderees will be enrolled to the Enhanced Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) to receive benefits for choosing the road to peace,” said by Lt. Col. Roy Anthony O. Derilo, Commanding Officer, 58th Infantry Battalion.