BATANGAS – The Batangas Police Provincial Office (BPPO) through the Police Community Affairs and Development Unit (PCADU) in collaboration with the Police Community Affairs and Development Group and other government agencies, such as the Department of Agriculture (DA) and MSWDO (Municipal Social Welfare Development Office) conducted the “Duterte Legacy Caravan” in conjunction with the National Women’s Month Celebration with the theme “Women’s Agenda for Development” Saturday, March 26, 2022 at Mataas na Kahoy Central School, Bgy. IV, Mataas na Kahoy.
Batangas Police Director PCol. Glicerio C. Cansilao reported the activities to PRO Calabarzon (Police Regional Office – Cavite/Laguna/Batangas/Rizal/Quezon) Regional Director PBGen. Antonio C. Yarra.
Lt. Gen Rhodel O. Sermonia, Deputy Chief PNP for Administration, graced the event and was the main guest of honor of the caravan.
The caravan began at 2:00 p.m. with a prayer led by Pastor Edmond Geronimo, and welcome remarks given by PMaj. Francisco J. Lacena IV, chief of the Mataas Na Kahoy Municipal Police Station and introduced the program participants.
Sermonia delivered a message in which he emphasized the main objective of Duterte Legacy – to continue all the programs initiated by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte specifically the services provided by various government agencies and deliver these services directly to the people especially those in remote areas.
He also mentioned that all frontline services of the PNP (Philippine National Police) should be downsized and offered to the public, especially to those in need.
The program benefited 200 women participants from the said barangay including the advocacy group. They received service awards and tokens from participating agencies.
“This is a testament to the ‘whole-of-nation’ approach to providing good governance and efficient delivery of basic services,” PCol. Cansilao said.