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Sorsogon gubernatorial bet Escudero leads inauguration of new Barcelona police building

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Senator Chiz Escudero, who’s running for governor of Sorsogon, led the inauguration of new police headquarters in Barcelona.

Escudero was joined by Atty. Wowo Fortes, who’s also running as vice governor this coming May 2019 polls.

“Sorsogon gubernatorial candidate Senator Chiz Escudero and running-mate Atty. Wowo Fortes led the inauguration of the new Barcelona Municipal Police Station Building and the ceremonial turnover of 450 long firearms (M16 rifles),” Escudero’s office said.

The lolice force in Bicol expressed their gratitude to Escudero for the additional firearms.

“Philippine National Police (PNP) Bicol Regional Director Chief Supt. Atty. Arnel Escobal thanked the senator for his efforts to provide PNP Sorsogon of 450 M16 rifles from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP),” the Senator’s office added.

“BGen Greg Almerol of the 903rd Brigade of the Philippine Army added that it took more than a year for the AFP to process and approve the request before the formal turnover,” it added.

Meanwhile, Escudero likewise visited San Jose, Banban, and Mabini in Donsol to discuss the “various issues and concerns of his fellow Sorsoganons.”

Escudero is currently serving his last and final term as Senator.