MISAMIS Oriental Governor Yevgeny Emano on Monday, May 29, announced he will push for a province-wide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Emano said he will be writing to all mayors of the province to implement the curfew for as long as the island-wide Martial Law is not lifted by President Rodrigo Duterte.
"This is one way of helping the AFP and the PNP," Emano said.
Emano also ordered Misamis Oriental Jail Warden (MOPJ) warden Dominador Tagarda to tighten security inside the jail facility.
A no ID-no entry policy will be imposed in the Capitol premises including the MOPJ while entrance and exit doors of the Capitol will be manned by additional security personnel.
Emano said he is also mulling the implementation of a 7am to 4pm work day to allow Capitol employees to get to their respective homes well before the proposed 10 pm curfew.
He said he understand that some Capitol employees will have to travel from the city to their homes in other areas of the province.
"This will only be temporary,” Emano said.
"I am supporting the declaration of the president for martial law for the next 60 days but I wanted to ask kung kanus-a ba gyud taman para maka-prepare ta kung unsa atong mahimo sa panahon nga simbako nga dunay pagpangabuso," Emano said during the flag raising rites, Monday, May 29.
Emano told Capitol workers he supports the President’s Martial Law declaration in spite of bad memories of the Martial Law under then President Ferdinand Marcos.
The governor said he saw soldiers outside their house ready to arrest his father, former Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Vicente Emano, for opposing Martial Law and recalled his father received a gift composed of a 'barong' and a 'bullet.'
"Dili ko kalimot that I have a very bad experience and memories sa milabay nga martial law nga dakponon akong papa ug ang sulti nga kung dili madakpan kami ang dakpon unya i-bargain sa kinabuhi sa akong papa,"Emano said.
He said said he supports Martial Law as long as the administration's intention is for the welfare and common good of the Filipino people.
"I am calling the employees to support the intention kay dili man siguro daotan ug dili pagpihig ug pagdagmal sa katungod sa tawo kundili he wants to serve and save the lives of the Mindanaoans," Emano said.