NOTF-ELCAC resume meet

The provincial goverment has resumed strategic meetings with the Army Col Noel Baluyan, 302IB commander concerning the local task force to end local insurgency conflict.

The meeting was attended by the different members of NOTF-ELCAC. Discussions during the said meeting were the CY 2020 Programs, Projects and Activities (PPAs) in the 16 ELCAC Barangays under Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP), Inclusion of Mitilia ng Bayan (MB) to Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), Brgy Project Evaluation and Monitoring Committees (BPEMCs), and Updates on AFP’s ELCAC Activities.

Meanwhile Col Baluyan said: “With the decline of COVID19 cases in the province, the NOTFELCAC will continue the operations of programs that has been delayed due to the Pandemic. A lot has to be done in addressing the Insurgency problem in the province involving the areas that were previously included in the RCSPs of the Army. With inclusion of MB members as beneficiaries of ECLIP, we will see to it that proper documentation and screening will be done to ensure the needs of members, also we thank these people for voluntarily surrendering their self to the government.”

“Rest assured that the insurgency problem in the province will be addressed by the NOTF ELCAC, addressing the root causes of the problem down the sitio level. Together we will end insurgency in Negros Oriental”, Col Baluyan added. (DAFFY TAWAN.)