former rebel received a check from Gov. Leopoldo Dominico
Petilla during the special PPOC meeting on Tuesday, September 2,
Former rebels get
By 19th Infantry Battalion,
September 5, 2014
KANANGA, Leyte –
Three (3) former rebels get cash assistance during the Provincial
Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting held at Governor’s Hall, Leyte
Provincial Capitol Bldg., Tacloban City on Tuesday, September 2.
The three, whose anonymity
was requested by the Leyte Provincial Social Welfare and Development
Office (PSWDO), received each a total of P75,000.00 worth of checks.
Ms. Gwyndalyn Malate, CLIP
Focal Person said the bounty comprised P65,000 livelihood assistance
from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP)
and P10,000 basic assistance from the provincial government of Leyte.
The checks were awarded by
Leyte Governor Leopoldo Domico Petilla who hoped the said amount will
be used by the recipients in improving their living conditions. The
governor also accorded one (1) sack of rice and food packs each to the
former rebels who were present during the meeting.
Cpt. Christopher Badong,
Civil Military Operation Officer of the 19th Infantry Battalion based
in Kananga, Leyte, said the recipients surrendered to the military,
after experiencing hardships in the underground movement of New