SP lauds Silver Masskara Festival Organization, PNP
THE Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod City expressed their heartfelt and warmest congratulations and commendation to the Silver Masskara Festival Organization Inc., the Philippine National Police and all Masskara support agencies for the successful and peaceful celebration of the 39th Masskara Festival.
The resolution, authored by Councilor Bartolome Orola, was approved during the regular session Monday.
Orola said the recently concluded world-renowned Masskara Festival celebration of Bacolod has been very successful and was well-attended by local and international tourists, various foreign delegates, local celebrities, and national officials, including President Rodrigo Duterte.
He said the residents and tourists, both local and international, thoroughly enjoyed the month-long Masskara Festival and expressed their appreciation to the well organized and highly visible police personnel and other support agencies who maintained the peace and order protection of the merrymakers during the festival.
“Such high-level performance in law enforcement, prevention of crime and maintenance of peace and order deserved the accolades and recognition for a job well done,” he added.
Orola noted that the all-out support and cooperation of the various Masskara support agencies have been instrumental in the very successful and peaceful celebration of the festival.
The City Council also approved a resolution congratulating Police Regional Office-6 director Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office director Senior Superintendent Rodolfo Castil Jr., Bacolod City Police Office acting director Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo, all field commanders and their dedicated men and women in uniform for successfully maintaining the peace and order of the festival.
The resolution, authored by Councilor Ricard Tan, stated that the PNP was very strong and united in fielding their uniformed personnel to Bacolod City in order to secure all people who come and celebrate the entire period of the world-famous Masskara Festival.
Tan said that except for some minor concerns, peace and order was well-maintained, the people were all secured paving the way to the successful and colorful celebration of the festival.
“Such best performance of PNP personnel is the product of a very effective planning and leadership of the top-ranking commanders within the region, as well as the generous support of the city officials,” he said.
He added that words are not enough to describe how thankful the people of Bacolod, as well as the local and foreign tourists who came all the way Bacolod to experience the Masskara Festival./map
THE Masskara dancer-inmates of Mbdj-male dormitory annex with the Bacolod City officials led by Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran (10th from right), along with the personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Western Visayas led by Senior Superintendent Joel Superficial (sixth from right) and Senior Inspector Norberto Miciano Jr. (4th from left), jail warden.