MANILA, Philippines — “Please take excellent care of our automobiles,” Lt. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr., officer-in-charge of the Philippine Nationwide Police (PNP), urged his officers in a speech on Monday as they obtained 11 extra new automobiles in Camp Crame.
The automobiles will probably be utilized by a number of police items in Aurora province. They had been procured for P35.30 million by way of the Congress-introduced Improve in Appropriation for the Fiscal Yr 2021, which was sponsored by Senators Sonny Angara and Imee Marcos.
“It’s solely from time to time that we get excellent automobiles. “I simply hope that these automobiles would have the ability to final for greater than 5 years, or perhaps greater than six years,” Danao stated, talking in a mixture of Filipino and English.
He acknowledged that automobiles would naturally endure put on and tear by way of the years. However he stated correct upkeep would make them last more.
The automobiles turned over to the PNP consisted of eight Toyota Hilux 4×4 pickups, which had been transformed into personnel carriers every outfitted with an electrical winch, and three Toyota Innova gentle transport automobiles.
The eight personnel carries will probably be given to municipal stations in Aurora — particularly in Baler, Dingalan, Casiguran, Dipaculao, Dilasag, Maria Aurora, Dinalungan, and San Luis, in response to Maj. Gen. Ronaldo Olay, PNP director for logistics and likewise the chair of the Bids and Awards Committee.
The three gentle transport automobiles will probably be given to the PNP Academy and the Police Nationwide Coaching Institute.
“To our eight municipal police stations who’re lucky to be receiving these automobiles, we hope you deal with them and use the correctly in order that they are often helpful to you for a very long time,” Danao stated.
Angara, whose father, the late former Sen. Edgardo J. Angara was from Aurora, was alleged to attend the turnover. However he was nonetheless in Davao Metropolis, the place he attended the inauguration of Vice President-elect Sara Duterte. So he was represented by Aurora Lone District Rep. Rommel Rico Angara.
In the meantime, Aurora city mayors had been additionally current in the course of the turnover.
“On behalf of the 225,000 males and officers of the Philippine Nationwide Police, we wish to categorical our utmost gratitude, particularly for these automobiles. We hope you don’t get uninterested in serving to our law enforcement officials,” Danao stated.
Final June 7, Danao additionally requested cops to keep up automobiles and their weapons, noting that they had been fortunate to make use of high-quality tools.
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