PROCOR’S continuing efforts to end insurgency in the region resulted in the voluntarily surrender of three members of CNT/ NPA in the Barrio (Militia ng Bayan) in Kabugao on September 9, 2021.
Based on the reports of Apayao PPO, PBGEN RONALD O LEE, Regional Director, disclosed that the surrenderees: alyas “45”, alyas “Jepoy” and alyas “Noli” all residents of Kabugao, Apayao were combatants of KLG North Abra.
Accordingly, the surrender of said CNT members was the result of negotiations and conduct of ELCAC related activities by Apayao PPO, RID, RIU14, RMFB15, SAF & AFP and also with the intercession of their family members.
Initial interview revealed that they were recruited on December 1, 2020 by a certain alyas “Kabram/Kapatas” of KLG North Abra and undergone training at Sitio Talifugu, Barangay Buneg, Lacub, Abra on same date until December 30, 2020.
The three (3) alleged CNT member/ NPA in the Barrio were properly documented at Kabugao MPS awaiting the application for the government’s assistance and livelihood opportunities for the returnees under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). (PROCOR-PIO)