Thursday , June 21, 2018

Advocacy group backs federalism

TASK Force Kasanag (TFK), an anti-crime advocacy group, has expressed support to the campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte towards federalism which was already acknowledged by the Chief Executive.

John Chiong, national commander of TFK, said that on September 26 he signed an agreement with Save Our Language through Federalism (Solfed) head Dante Liban in Iloilo City to promote federalism.

Chiong said the agreement signifies its partnership with the Solfed that had at the same agreement with the Department of Interior and Local Government.

He added that the TFK is in full support of the proposed federal form of government, adding that he believes this is the only way to minimize corruption and to initiate reforms in the government.

Chiong said the role of the TFK is to facilitate the education and information of the public by disseminating the programs in relation to federalism.

They already conducted the First Isabela Annual Municipal Convention on Federalism on September 9 to 11 at the Isabela Socio-Cultural Center in Negros Occidental.

The convention was attended by about 500 village officials and municipal employees.

Chiong said that on October 7, they are scheduled to hold another forum about federalism in Roxas City, Capiz along with Solfed.