Youth for Peace members attend Leadership summit in Ambaguio
By Benjamin Moses Ebreo / Philippine Information Agency
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya – The Philippine Army, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Youth for Peace, among others recently conducted a Youth Leadership Summit in Ambaguio.
Second Lt. Ericson Orlanes, team leader of the army’s 54th Infantry Batallion, Alpha Company said the Youth Leadership Summit which was conducted in barangay Labang offered series of lectures, worskhops, socio-cultural and team building activities to the 60 participants.
“The summit aims to help our youth in builidng good moral character and leadership by making then aware of their responsibilities as leaders of their respective communities,” he said.
Orlanes said the activity serves as the start of the youth leaders’ development by involving themselves in productive programs, projects and activities that will support government’s efforts in maintaining peace and development in their communities.
“Activities such as this will greatly help our campaign on the End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) through the convergence of various resources from the national governent agencies, local government units and community organizations,” he said.
Orlanes said four barangays of Ambaguio have been tagged as ELCAC hotspot zones. (MDCT/BME/PIA Nueva Vizcaya)