DSC 0160THE provincial government of Bukidnon extended worth P120, 000 financial supports to Former Rebels (FRs) yesterday, June 26, 2013 at the provincial governor’s office.


The 403rd Infantry “Peacemaker” Brigade, 4ID, PA Deputy Brigade Commander Col Gener Del Rosario (GSC) PA with LTC Arturo G. Asiñero INF (GSC) PA, 8IB-Civil Military Officer Capt Marben F. Sangual (MI) PA and 43rd Civil Military Officer 1Lt Leah Pura presented the eight rebel returnees to Governor Alex P. Calingasan. This means to say that a lot are still willing to avail the government’s initiative on Internal Peace and Security Program (IPSP) Bayanihan.

According to Captain Sangual, the former rebels were operating in San Fernando, town of Bukidnon under commander a.k.a Raya of Guerilla Front 6. The returnees are as follows: Norvin Baliguat, Joe Sabuan, Robinson Lisano, Danilo Doldol, Leofoldo Pactain and Inbolok Lanipao a.k.a Cablas and two others under commander Alab operating in the same town.

Each returnee received 15,000 pesos from the provincial government as financial assistance to start their new lives with their families. This is apart from the assistance they are going to receive from the Office of the Presidential Affairs for Peace Process (OPAPP).

Governor Calingasan believed that there is no replacement to be with your family, being safe and happy. No fear and worries being chased by the government troops.