THE Cebu City Government regarded the endeavors and forfeits of the fearless Filipinos who battled for the nation in the midst of war amid the 77th recognition of the Araw ng Kagitingan on Tuesday, April 8.
In a discourse, Mayor Tomas Osmeña said the City will keep on regarding the daring people who will commit their lives to secure the overall population.
The issue is the motivation behind why, Osmeña stated, the City stretched out P500,000 to the groups of the four government troopers who kicked the bucket in an experience with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Inabanga, Bohol in 2017.
"We recognize it (penances of the administration troops) in such a case that we don't have individuals like that, they (fear mongers) may be in our doorsteps today," the city hall leader said.
Rather than recollecting rout, Osmeña stated, the nation ought to commend triumphs and indicated out how essential praise the Battle of Mactan.
"I trust that we ought to go past commending our annihilations and look and see that once we won. We beat the primary outside intruders in Asia whose name is Ferdinand Magellan, why we don't commend the Kadaugan sa Mactan. It ought to be an essential piece of our history since it is moving," he said.
The Araw ng Kagitingan is honored to pay tribute to officers who battled amid the Fall of Bataan on April 9, 1942 amid the World War II.
City authorities driven by Osmeña, Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, Councilors Margarita Osmeña, Dave Tumulak, Sisinio Andales, Eugenio Gabuya, Jocelyn Pesquera and Joel Garganera, North District Rep. Raul del Mar, office heads, workers, war veterans and a few regular people went to mass and the program that the Cebu City Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC) composed at the Veterans' Shrine at the Plaza Independencia.
In his discourse, Labella said to guarantee that the valor and passings of the individuals who battled for opportunity won't be placed futile, the nation needs to keep battling fights including defilement, illicit medications, killings, culpability, destitution and political and social irregularity, among others.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP's) Central Command likewise held a static showcase named as "Kampo Kagitingan" at the Plaza Independencia where the open can learn and see the weapons and hardware utilized by the Army, Navy and Air Force.