by Vincent Philip Bautista
GINGOOG CITY, Misamis Oriental (PIA)–In response to the Provincial Government of Misamis Oriental’s call for the clearing of sea debris and garbage on the province’s coasts caused by the shear line and wind convergence that ravaged some parts of the province, the Misamis Oriental Police Provincial Office (MORPPO) held a simultaneous coastal clean-up drive and underwater “Scubasurero” activity, December 31.
“Our provincial director responded regarding sa mga basura sa pantalan ug sa mga shoreline, ania ta karon para one way or the other, in our own little way makatabang ta sa pagpalimpyo sa atong environment,” MORPPO DPDO Ariel Philip Pontillas shared.
(Our provincial director responded to the call regarding the garbage at the docks and on the shorelines. We are here today so that one way or another, in our own little way, we can help clean up our environment)
With over a hundred participants, various stakeholders from non-government organizations (NGOs), coastal-oriented groups, students, and representatives from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)- Misamis Oriental and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)- Misamis Oriental joined in the clearing of debris across coasts in the province.
“Ang kapulisan under sa ato core values nga makakalikasan truly indeed nagpakita sa seryoso nga campaign sa pagprotektar sa atong kalikopan,” Pontillas said.
(One of the core values of our policemen is being environmentally friendly, and they have indeed demonstrated a serious campaign to protect our environment). (VPSB/PIA-10/Misamis Oriental)