Mayor Richard Garin pledges support to the member of the New People’s Army (NPA) who voluntarily surrendered and returned to the arms of the government on April 22, 2024.
The NPA member, 24 years old, female, yielded to the 61st Infantry Hunter Battalion under LTC Arturo Balgos due to extreme hunger, hardships, and demoralization during her stay as a member of the NPA.
On top of the assistance from the government, Mayor Garin personally extended financial assistance.