PRO-9 chief lauds Dipolognons for being ‘peace-loving’ PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 July 2014 11:44

DIPOLOG CITY – Police Regional Director Chief Supt. Edgar O. Basbas commended the people here during the city’s 101st founding anniversary last July 1 at the Dipolog Boulevard for being peace-loving.

Basbas, who served as keynote speaker during the event, said “Dipolog is now an economic and tourist hub in the region because of its peaceful ambience.”

He added that the people should continue supporting the PNP and the local government unit (LGU) for the advancement and development of the community.

“All these achievements are not only through the efforts of PNP but the community and the people as well,” he said.

The anniversary program was preceded by a grand parade from Plaza Magsaysay to the boulevard with the officials and employees of the provincial government of Zamboanga del Norte and the city government of Dipolog, barangays officials, officials and employees of the national government agencies, students, teachers, banking institutions, non-government organizations and other private groups.

Also present in the program were Governor Roberto Y. Uy, Vice-Governor Senen O. Angeles, second district Representative Rosendo S. Labadlabad, third district Representative Isagani S. Amatong, provincial board members, Mayor Evelyn T. Uy, Vice-Mayor Horacio Velasco and the city councilors.

P’gsalabuk presentation of the Baile Filipina Dance Company and the Coco Festival presentation by the Dipag Dance Organization highlighted the anniversary program.

The public was also regaled with Coco Couture, a fashion show of dresses made of materials from the coconut tree.