As part of his PRO 11 Command Visit, PNP Chief – Police General Camilo Pancratius Cascolan formalized the USUFRUCT agreement between the PNP and with the Local Government Unit of the Island Garden City of Samal for the use of its 10,000 square meters (1 Ha.) of land for the establishment of PNP Air Unit Station, as well as the construction of PNP hangar in the Davao Region in the said area.
Present during the signing were IGACOS Mayor Al David Torres Uy and Vice Mayor Richard Guindolman both representing the island’s LGU, while the said event was also witnessed by PRO 11 – Regional Director, PBGen. Filmore B. Escobal, and DIPO-Eastern Mindanao Director, PMGen. Arnel B Escobal.
Mayor Al David Uy welcomed the said joint project and said it will surely help the island’s residents as far as faster conveyance of possible assistance coming from the PNP and or the other national agencies in cases of natural calamities and the likes.
Mayor Uy also emphasized that Samal was indeed the ideal area to establish the said PNP Air Unit Station, as well as the construction of PNP hangar since the whole island has been insurgent free for the longest time. By Aksyonman Vicente “Vippo” N. Pichon IV (T.R.O.P.A Mindanao Inc. Media Member)