BY RICO J. BILIRAN
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday lauded the police and military for their extraordinary security works that ensured the safety pf the recent Palarong Pambansa in Davao del Norte.
Duterte, the chairman of the region’s peace and order council, traveled to Tagum City to personally express his gratitude to the security troops and said every one of them should be proud of what they have accomplished.
“I am impressed to your performance which was at far to the expectation. Thank your for your cooperation, “Duterte told the troops who gathered at the Girls Scout of the Philippines conference hall inside the provincial capitol compound
The Department of Education and the covering media described the games safety measures as the “best security plan” ever in the history of the Palarong Pambansa, according to Davao del Norte Gov. Rodolfo Del Rosario.
“Many have said that the Palarong Pambansa here in Davao del Norte was the most secured Palaro ever. We had an outstanding security plan. Thanks to Mayor Duterte, “said Del Rosario as he acknowledged the help of the mayor in the preparation and application of the security plan.
A week before the opening of the games, Duterte assured the safety of over 15, 000 athletes and visitors attending the Palarong Pambansa, a multi-sports competition for elementary and high school students in the country.
Del Rosario said that the Palarong Pambansa held in Davao del Norte was the best Palaro ever in the history of the games. (RJB)