Outgoing Provincial Director, Sr. Supt. Rizalino R. Borlagdatan accompanied PNP Regional Director for Region 10, Chief Supt. Timoteo G. Pacleb to personally introduce the new Provincial Director of Lanao del Norte, Sr. Supt. Leopoldo E. Cabanag to Provincial Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo. The Provincial Governor welcomes the gentlemen of the Philippine National Police in her office at Gov. Arsenio A. Quibranza Provincial Government Center on Tuesday (July 11). This courtesy visit indicates the strong relationship of the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte and the PNP as well as the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The meeting was cordial as Governor Dimaporo and the PNP Officers discussed the peace and order situation in the province. PNP 10-Regional Director Chief Supt. Pacleb cited that the new Provincial Director will continue the intensification of the law enforcement function and will give special attention to the Internally Displaced Persons by protecting them who are taking refuge in the province of Lanao del Norte. Sr. Supt. Leopoldo E. Cabanag, the new PNP Provincial Director will continue to guard a possible spill over of terrorism coming from the province of Lanao del Sur.
In regards to the peace and order situation of Region 10 particularly the province of Lanao del Norte, Regional Director Pacleb said that “Generally, Region 10 is peaceful compared to other regions but within the region itself I think Lanao del Norte is the most peaceful compared to the other provinces”.
The Regional Director calls for the support of the people for the stability of the peace and order in the province of Lanao del Norte. The PNP needs all the support that it can get from the peace and order stakeholders like the Local Government Units, other government agencies, the community in general and of course the media which also plays a vital role in the peace and order campaign of the PNP said RD Pacleb.
For years the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte led by Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo and its Municipal Mayors along with 1st District Representative, Congressman Mohamad Khalid Quibranza-Dimaporo and 2nd District Representative, Congressman Abdullah “Bobby” Dimakuta Dimaporo has always been supportive to the programs of the PNP and the AFP especially on the war on terror and war on drugs of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. PIO-LDN