Barira Mayor Abdulradzak D. Tomawis attended the Flag Raising Ceremony as Guest of Honor and Speaker on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Camp Siongco, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.
During his remarks, Mayor Tomawis expressed his genuine thanks to 6ID for the continuous cooperation and commitment in ensuring peace and security not only in his area of responsibility but in other municipalities as well. According to him, Barira municipality was one of the victims of the “all-out war” in the year 2000. However, with the help of the AFP and concerned stakeholders, the municipality was able to live on as years go by.
Furthermore, he shared to the troops the developments and progress in his third class municipality and humbly highlighted their accomplishments specifically the concreting of road from Parang to Barira, Maguindanao, rehabilitation and construction of infrastructures in their community, and active participation in national programs regarding Education. “Peace and order is one of the priorities of my administration,” he added.
6ID Commander Maj General Romeo L. Gapuz, AFP, awarded Mayor Tomawis a plaque of appreciation as a sign of gratefulness for his strong alliance with the AFP particularly the Kampilan Division in maintaining peace and order in his area.