Hosting NSPC: Tagum City is set to the national event
We make a stand, security measures will ot be taken lightly, says presiding officer Vice Mayor Rellon during the City's Peace and Order Council meeting on Jan 8 held at the Sangunian session hall of the 4th City Council.
Behind Tagum's repuration as a peaceful and child friendly city, the city government of Tagum regularly convenes the Peace and Order Council to coordinated closely with the participating agencies in assessing the City Security.
No doubt, the Asian Institute of Management declared Tagum as the 7 Most Competitive Medium Size Cities of the Philippines. As home of Festivals and City of Parks, the Department of Tourism has also declared Tagum as the Palm City of the Philippines and the Musical Capital of the South.
In preparation to the national event of National Schools Press Conference on February 22-26, the presence of DepED Tagum Division Superintendent Nenita Lumaad emphatically asks the AFP and PNP in making a security statement to ensure the public on the upcoming nationwide event.
Chief of Police PCI Giusseppe Gerald assures that Tagu is the safest place to live. All the rest are safeguarded" he said. It can be recall the City Mayor of Tagu Rey Uy has established 5 police sub stations in strategic places in the entry and exit points of the City. The local government purchased two bomb sniffing dogs under the care of Tagum SWAT Team. CCTV Cameras have been installed all over the transport vicinity.
Army Captain Eddie Valde of 3rd Brigade also assured the Council that their Battalion has continuously monitored the areas for the student's guided tour in the eco-tourism park of Davao del Norte. All venues are 100% safe, he said.
Provincial Governor Rodolfo del Rosaio assured the DepED Committed that all participants in the coming National Student Press Conference are guaranteed safe in the province. After inspecting the testing centers and billeting quarters, the DepED technical working group has initially confirmed the hosting of Tagum City for the 2010 NSPC event.