The provincial government of Sorsogon, under the leadership of Governor Boboy Hamor, has demonstrated its commitment to peace and reconciliation by providing financial assistance to two high-ranking members of the New People’s Army (NPA) who recently surrendered to the authorities.
In a ceremony held at the Governor’s Hall, Provincial Administrator Franco Eric Ravanilla represented Governor Hamor in presenting the financial aid.
A check amounting to P100,000 was turned over to each of the surrenderees, in addition to a personal contribution of P50,000 pesos each from Gov. Hamor.
During the ceremony, a check amounting to P100,000 was turned over to each of the surrenderees, in addition to a personal contribution of P50,000 each from Hamor himself.
The financial assistance aims to support their reintegration into society and provide them with the necessary resources to start anew.
In his message, Ravanilla expressed his gratitude to the two individuals who made the courageous decision to surrender.
He commended their bravery and emphasized the provincial government’s commitment to supporting them in their transition towards a peaceful and productive life.
“It is our responsibility to extend a helping hand to those who wish to reintegrate into society and start anew.”
“The provincial government of Sorsogon recognizes the importance of achieving lasting peace in our province. We commend the two individuals who have chosen the path of peace and have bravely surrendered. It is our responsibility to extend a helping hand to those who wish to reintegrate into society and start anew,” stated the Provincial Administrator.
The financial assistance provided by the provincial government is part of its broader efforts to promote peace and development in Sorsogon. In addition to the financial aid, the surrenderees also turned over four M16 rifles to the government,
The Governor and his administration remain steadfast in their commitment to fostering peace and unity in Sorsogon. They believe that through dialogue, cooperation, and support, a peaceful and prosperous future can be achieved for the entire province.
The provincial government of Sorsogon continues to work closely with various stakeholders, including law enforcement agencies and community organizations, to address the root causes of insurgency and promote sustainable peace in the region.