Sr. Supt. William Señoron, Regional Intelligence Unit-6 chief stated that all protocol have been observed by arresting officers who nabbed a suspected top ranking leader of the New People’s Army in Bago City last Friday.
Señoron refuted claims by allies of Aniceta Rojo alias "Che" and the suspect herself that she was treated "inhumanly" by arresting officers.
Various projects worth more than P300-M have been apportioned to several construction companies in the First Engineering District of the province which spans the whole of the districts in what a highly-reliable sources, all monitors of the Whistleblowers’ Association for Reforms and Responsible Action for Nationalist Transformation (WARRANT), said was a continuing anomalous implementation of a bidding process, manipulated by key contractors and consented to by all those who have participated in the bidding process.
Accounting graduate and specialist, Penuel Tanio is the secretary-general of WARRANT. It is in turn a member of the anti-graft umbrella organization, the Federation of Whistleblowers in Negros (FWIN), headed by former rebel leader Nemesio Demafiles. FWIN has several member-groups and organizations including Bangon Candoni, Hugpong Kabalaka, Claims and Assistance Processing Office (CAPO), Micosup Cooperative and another big anti-graft group, organized by Demafiles. Other officials of WARRANT include former officials of barangays in the city.
The construction of a road network in an upland barangay in Toboso town will help address the insurgency problem in the area.
According to Col. Oscar Lactao, commander of the 303rd Brigade here, the Army Engineering Battalion will soon start the construction of the Pulopangyao-Pasto-Salvacion road project will lessen their work in addressing insurgency in the area where presence of armed New People’s Army rebels were reported.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led in the inauguration of a two-classroom building constructed at the Uldarico Suison Elementary School in Brgy. San Jose, Municipality of Toboso, Friday. The project that cost P1.4 Million was funded by the provincial government of Negros Occidental.
(Left photo) Gov. Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr. (3rd from left) leads in the ribbon-cutting ceremony, together with Board Members Nehemias Dela Cruz, Sr. and Melvin Ibañez, and Mayor Evello Valencia of Toboso, during the inauguration of the newly constructed two-classroom building in Uldarico Suison Elementary School (right photo) in Brgy. San Jose, Municipality of Toboso, last Friday.*(Capitol photo)
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led in the groundbreaking ceremony and laying of time capsule for the concreting of a three-kilometer Pulo-pangyan-Pasto-Salvacion, Brgy. Magticol Road, in the Municipality of Toboso, yesterday.
(left photo) Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (3rd from left) leads in the groundbreaking ceremony for the road concreting of the three-kilomater Pulopangyan-Pasto-Salvacion in Brgy. Magticol, Municipality of Toboso (right photo), together with Board Members Nehemias Dela Cruz, Sr. and Melvin Ibañez, Mayor Evello M. Valencia, Jr. of Toboso, and 303rd Brigade Commander, Col. Oscar Lactao, among others./Capitol photos
The project, funded by the provincial government, costs P11.4 million and will be constructed in collaboration with the Philippine Army led by Lt. Col. Irineo Sebastian of the 542nd Engineering Construction Battalion (ECB). The project is aimed at providing an accessible farm-to-market road to help farmers bring their produce in the neighbouring baran-gays.
Meanwhile, Gov. Marañon also pledged to provide a perimeter fence and another road concreting project in Pulopangyan Elementary School.
Negros Occidental governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. is accusing 1st District Congressman Jules Ledesma for allegedly grabbing credit for the impending implementation of a road network in Toboso town, in northern Negros Occidental.
Marañon yesterday, November 7, 2012 led the groundbreaking for the three-kilometer Pulopangyan-Pasto-Salvacion, Brgy. Magticol Road, in the Municipality of Toboso, one of the two road sections to be undertaken by the Philipine Army Engineering Battalion in the area.
A human rights’ group has condemned the killing of farmer Vicente Villanueva by a soldier in Northern Negros, saying there are earmarks of a killing done extra-judicial execution-style in the incident.
The victim was killed in an alleged shootout after he supposedly fired in the heat of an ideological debate with Sgt. Levi Tejamo, a classmate of his in San Jose Village, Toboso town in northern Negros.
Farmer Vicente Villanueva, of San Jose Village, Toboso town in Northern Negros could have been a victim of summary execution carried out by Sgt. Levi Tejamo, a member of the 61st IB now based in Iloilo, his mother, Betty and witness who testified during a press conference in Bacolod City last October 30, said, as well as Karapatan-Negros Secretary-General Fred Caña.
A day earlier, Toboso town Police Chief, Sr. Insp. Danilo Zuniega, testified and aired over several media outlets that the victim, Vicente Villanueva had been shot by Tejamo, a classmate of his when they quarreled and debated over ideological issues because the latter, was supposedly a member of the NPA.
Escalante City sent its ten (10) boxers to win the gold medals in different weight categories to capture the overall championship title in the 3-day 2nd Congressman Jules Ledesma Boxing Cup that ended Sunday at Calatrava Covered Gym.
Dubbed as "Blow by Blow sa Unang Distrito," five Local Government Units (LGUs) joined the tournament with boxers from San Carlos City, Escalante City and municipalities of Don Salvador Benedicto, Toboso and Calatrava.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and First District Board Member Nehemias Dela Cruz, Sr. distributed cash assistance to 152 scholars worth P2,000 each in the First District of the province, in a ceremony held at the Capitol Social Hall, yesterday.