Legazpi City gets special award for initiative to decongest city jail


The City of Legazpi has received a special award for its initiatives to decongest its city jail.

Legazpi City funded the construction of a new building inside the city jail to provide humane treatment to the inmates.

Mayor Noel Rosal personally received the special award from no less than President Rodrigo Duterte during the anniversary of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).

“SPECIAL Awards for the City of Legazpi….. For putting up a new building inside the city jail….using our local fund(one of the very few LGU in the country) that helps in the decongestion of our jails for the sake of our residents brothers and sisters…and our many arrested drug pushers and users now about more than hundred…as one of the best practices of local govt units,” Mayor Rosal said.

“With pres. Rodrigo Duterte as guest of honor… 28th anniv. of BJMP, camp aguinaldo, Quezon city,” he added.

Meanwhile, Legazpi City Councilor Vince Baltazar lauded Mayor Rosal for the accolade he brought to the city.