Mayor Richard Garin pledges support to the NPA rebels who voluntarily surrendered and returned to the arm of the government on April 16, 2024.
According to MSWDO Mrs. Rosalinda Mueda, the rebel, 37, received a financial assistance from the local government, the Philippine Army and from Mayor Richard Garin.
The MSWDO is also working on the assistance due to the surrenderee under EO 70 (Whole of the Nation Approach) which includes livelihood assistance and other support services.