‘Negros Occ. to be
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
BRGY. SAN AGUSTIN, Isabela - The Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command is now focusing its effort on Negros Occidental, which it expects to be declared soon as conflict manageable and development ready. This was the declaration of Negros Oriental as such last month.
Although they have not set a time table for its declaration. Lt. Gen. John Bonafos, AFP Central Command chief said yesterday that they have noted a marked improvement in the peace and development campaign of the 303rd Infantry Brigade, in tandem with local government units and multi-sectoral groups, including civil society organizations.
Bonafos said there is need for an immediate follow up to bring the development aspect to the conflict-affected communities.