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Apayao Govt Awards 1 Million Pesos for Key Info on Terrorist Group

The Apayao Provincial Local Government awards 1 million pesos to the informant crucial in dismantling a Communist Terrorist Group in Flora, Apayao.

The Apayao Provincial Local Government Unit honored the informant pivotal in neutralizing a Communist Terrorist Group in Flora, Apayao, with a 1 million pesos reward.

The Apayao Provincial Local Government Unit gave a big thumbs up and a million pesos to someone who helped bust a Communist Terrorist Group in Flora, Apayao. This happened on November 22, 2023, at BGVJr. Memorial Gymnasium. They're serious about keeping the peace and order in the area, and this fat reward, part of Governor Elias Bulut Jr.'s Executive Order 22, proves it.

Cash for Catching Trouble

The governor's order promises a million pesos to anyone tipping off about or getting rid of members of the Communist Terrorist Group listed in the AFP-PNP Periodic Status Report. It's like a reward system to get folks working with the authorities to tackle security problems head-on.

Operation Success: Breaking Down the Threat

Thanks to the informant's tip on October 20, 2023, the military did their thing in Upper Atok, Flora. Result? Ka Bernard, a big shot in Komiteng Probinsya (KOMPROB) Cagayan and Komiteng Rehiyon Cagayan Valley (KRCV), met his end.

Big Shots Handing Out the Cash

The award show on November 22 saw big names like National Defense Secretary Gilberto 'Gibo' Teodoro Jr., Governor Bulut, Congresswoman Eleanor Bulut-Begtang, Governor Manuel Mamba, and Lt. Gen. Fernyl Buca. They were there to give credit where it's due and show how much they appreciate the informant's help.

'Balik-Loob' Program: Getting Everyone Involved

This reward initiative is a crucial part of Apayao Provincial Local Government Unit's 'Balik-Loob' program, aiming for collective safety. Actively engaging people in looking out for their community, the program awarded P500,000.00 pesos each to six surrenderees. This significant reward not only acknowledges their contribution but also provides a substantial means for them to initiate income-generating livelihoods as they reintegrate into society.

Conclusion: A Solid Stand Against Terrorism

In a nutshell, Apayao's got a solid plan to deal with terrorism, and this million-peso reward is proof of their commitment. Governor Bulut's Executive Order 22 shows they're serious about teamwork to tackle security issues and keep the peace. With the 'Balik-Loob' program, they're encouraging everyone to be part of the solution, making it clear that safety is a shared responsibility.

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