Basilan police cited for successful poll PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 October 2010 14:19

Police Regional Office- ARMM Director Chief Supt. Beinvenido Latag has commended Basilan Police Provincial Director Sr. Supt. Cristeto Rey Gonzalodo and his men for a job well done during the conduct of the Barangay and SK election last Monday.

Latag was told that the election in Basilan was generally peaceful, and majority of the voters were able to exercise their right of suffrage.

Latag said the police and military have good working relationship together with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) that resulted in the success of the election last Monday.

Brig. Gen. Eugene Clemen, Naval Forces Western Mindanao OIC and concurrently the commander of the First Marine Brigade, said there was no military, police or member of Board Election Tellers who was hurt in during Monday's election .

"The partnership of the military, police and Comelec is excellent. Majority of the people were able to exercise their right of suffrage," observed Clemen.

Gonzalodo said that although there were some incidents that happened which were beyond the control of authorities, they were properly addressed and resolved.

By Allen Abastillas