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President Duterte leads turnover of AFP-PNP housing units

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the ceremonial turnover of firearms to 302nd Infantry Brigade Commander Brigadier General Ignacio Madriaga during his visit at Camp Rajah Sikatuna in Carmen, Bohol on November 27, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

BOHOL CITY — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, November 27, led the turnover of 365 housing units to the soldiers of 302nd Brigade in Camp Rajah Sikatuna.

During his speech, the Commander-in-Chief expressed his gratitude to the brave soldiers of the brigade, especially to the families of those who lost loved ones of in the line of duty.

The President then assured them that the government will continue to assist them and providing for their shelter is one of the ways by which government fulfills this commitment.

“I am here because maligaya ako. I’m happy that you were awarded houses,” he said.

Aside from the military personal, the President also promised to build more houses for New  People’s Army (NPA) rebels who want to return to the fold of the law.

“I’ll try to build more. At the same time, we have a problem with the insurgencies. So I’m also offering them house, ” he further said.

President Duterte reiterated his commitment to the military and police that his administration will always be behind them, supporting them as they continue the fight against terrorism and extremism in the country.

“With a determined spirit and a hopeful heart, I am hopeful that we will one day overcome all threats to our people sovereignty, improve the quality of lives of our people and realize our vision of a stronger, safer and truly progressive tomorrow,” he said. ### PND.