DILG Sec. Roxas set to distribute troop carriers in Caraga

June 10, 2015 5:32 am 

BUTUAN CITY, June 9 — Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas is set to arrive in Butuan City tomorrow, Wednesday.

Roxas is scheduled to turn over 10 Philippine National Police (PNP) troop carriers to all the 10 municipalities of Agusan del Norte. According to DILG-Caraga, the 10 patrol vehicle units are part of the 1,490 patrol jeepneys being distributed nationwide.

Right after the activities in Butuan, Roxas is set to proceed to Malaybalay City, Bukidnon for the turnover of another 20 units of similar vehicles to the local government unit in the area.

Philippine Information Agency 13, in its text message advisory to the local media outlets here, said that the secretary's move aims to boost the PNP's invaluable service to the Agusanons in curbing criminality and enhancing disaster preparedness preparations in the municipalities of Buenavista, Carmen, Jabonga, Kitcharao, Las Nieves, Magallanes, Nasipit, RTR, Santiago and Tubay. (PNA)

LAP/NOEL B. NAJARRO/EDS

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