MAITUM, Sarangani (September 1, 2020) – A member of the New People’s Army yields with his firearm to Mayor Alexander Bryan Reganit (2nd from right) at JLC Hall on August 26 after surrendering to the Charlie Company headed by Capt. Dorcesimo R. Cuyag Jr. (2nd from left) of 37th Infantry Battalion. Also in photo are battalion commander LTC. Allen Van Estrera (extreme right), Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Rodolfo Jerez (extreme left) and Municipal Police Station chief Rodel Javison (3rd from left). The 24-year old former rebel received P5,000 cash and a sack of rice from the Local Government Unit of Maitum. Mayor Reganit also commended Cpt. Cuyag together with his company for the firm support to the implementation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Order No. 70, which institutionalized the β€œwhole-of-nation” approach in attaining inclusive and sustainable peace, creating a national task force to end local communist armed conflict, and directing the adoption of a national peace framework. (John James I. Doctor – Joylyn Ty/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)