President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the awarding of entitlement of house and lot package to former rebels from the New People’s Army during a ceremony at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with some of the guests during the ceremonial awarding of housing units to former members of the New People’s Army at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with former members of the New People’s Army during the ceremonial awarding of housing units to former rebels at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte bows his head in prayer as a former member of the New People’s Army leads the invocation during the ceremonial awarding of housing units to former rebels at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. Joining the President on stage are Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario, and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the ceremonial awarding of housing units to former rebels at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. The awarding of the housing units is part of the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-Clip). Joining the President on stage are Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the awarding of entitlement of house and lot package to former rebels from the New People’s Army during a ceremony at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. The awarding of the housing units is part of the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-Clip). ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the awarding of entitlement of house and lot package to former rebels from the New People’s Army during a ceremony at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. The awarding of the housing units is part of the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-Clip). Assisting the President are National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO