Flag Raising in Commemoration of 500th Year Celebration of Christianity in the Philippines
On March 15, 2021 at SDN PPO headquarters Borromeo St Brgy Taft, Surigao City, PCOL NOEL C ESPINOZA, Provincial Director of Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office led the conduct of Monday Flag Raising Ceremony with REV FR MANUEL U QUIBAN, DCS, Parish Priest, San Nicolas de Tolentino Cathedral as Guest of Honor and Speaker in commemoration of the 500th Year Celebration of Christianity in the Philippines with the theme: “500 years of Christianity strengthen the Faith, Discipline and Integrity of the PNP”.
Activity was attended by PLTCOL GLEN C SAMPAGA, Deputy Provincial Director for Administration and PLTCOL DIOMEDES B CUADRA, JR, Deputy Provincial Director for Administration and the chiefs of police from city and municipalities of Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office. Activity highlighted with the awarding of Certificates of Appreciation and Token to Fr Quiban and PEMS Jelson D Bangoy (Ret.) as Life Coaches and for being the instrument in the Development of Christian Faith in the Country.
Fr Quiban gave a remarkable message to the men and women of SDN PPO as he talked about the significant and overview of Quincentennial Celebration of the Christianity in the Philippines.
Part of the program is the giving of Certificate of Commendation to the deserving Unit/MPS of the week, the awardees were;
1- PLTCOL CHRISTIAN L RAFOLS, COP SCPS
2- PMAJ NAPOLEON B BOISER, COP Mainit MPS
3- PMAJ ROBIN JONE COMBO, COP Tubod MPS
4- PLT FELIX R BARATAS, COP Tagana-an MPS
5- PLT ANGLO N AMBID, COP Sison MPS
Activity concluded with the message of the Provincial Director who reiterates personal security both in health due to Covid-19 pandemic and atrocities initiated by Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) who are operating in the province.