The Department of Interior and Local Government together (DILG) with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) successfully conducted the briefing on Anti- Terrorism Campaign and Orientation on Violent Extremism held recently Municipal Gymnasium, Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Lanao del Norte.
Resource speakers tackled informations on how to prevent communities against possible influence of lawless elements that would infiltrate by winning people’s sentiments and gain support on their future extremism and terroristic activities.
“We should consider this secret activities as a threat to the stability of our peace and order situation”, Mayor Ulwan Dimaporo said.
The event was also participated by the majority members of the Liga Ng Mga Barangay in SND town headed by the League Federated President Board Member Genesis Tura.
Armed Forces of the Philippines presented the basic information regarding terrorism and extremism citing that ignorance and poverty are some of the causes of terrorism and extremism includng the lack of education.
Officials of DILG, AFP, PNP and LGU SND jointly called the particpation of community residents to be vigilant because according to them “Combatting terrorism is not the only work of the security forces but this is also the work of all people in the community”.