Governor Amado I. Espino, III led the opening ceremony of the Inter-Color Sportsfest of the Pangasinan Provincial Police Office (PPO) on August 14 at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center (NRSCC) Gymnasium.
In his message, Governor Espino lauded the Pangasinan PPO for initiating a sports festival that will ignite unity among policemen and develop one’s prowess in sports.
Elated over the realization of the province’s vision and mission, the provincial chief executive stressed that this success is a product of the unified efforts of the provincial government and provincial Philippine National Police (PNP).
“Mula pa po nang maupo si former governor Amado T. Espino, Jr., in 2007 at hanggang ngayon, maganda po ang relasyon ng provincial government at provincial PNP,” he said.
As such, he thanked all the immeasurable efforts and sacrifices of the Pangasinan PPO led by Provincial Police Director Redrico A. Maranan
Governor Espino also vowed continued support to the objectives of the PNP, especially, in the protection of safety and interests of the Pangasinan community.
“We are partners not only in community development, but also in maintaining the peace and order in the whole province of Pangasinan,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Pangasinan PPO sports fest features 12 competing teams composed of police officers and personnel from various municipal/city police stations of the province.
/Shiella Mae C. De Guzman