MSUMag goes Green: Clean-up Drive and Turnover Ceremony of 40 Garbage Receptacles with Military Support

#MSUMag | On May 5, 2023, the National Service Training Program (NSTP) of MSU-Maguindanao, led by Prof. Regina P. Canja, with the support of 2Mechanized Battalion headed by LTC Tristram Tolentino ART (GSC) PA, 6th Field Artillery Battalion (6FAB) headed by LTC Erwin B Albasa ART (GSC) PA, 549th Engineering (Kapayapaan) Battalion headed by LTC Donald C. Hugo CE (GSC) PA, and Tactical Operation Group (TOG12) headed by COL Marlon Hardillo PAF (MNSA), conducted a Clean-up Drive and Turnover Ceremony of Forty (40) garbage receptacles in various areas of the MSU-Maguindanao Campus.

The main objective of the clean-up drive was to encourage the MSU community including faculty, students, security personnel, staff, fraternities, and other organizations, as well as military units, to take responsibility for maintaining a clean and green campus. Along with the clean-up drive, a bougainvillea planting activity was organized in front of the school, outside the fence, as part of the event. The successful turnover of 40 garbage receptacles and the clean-up drive in various areas of the campus further reinforced the importance of taking responsibility for keeping the campus clean and green.

Present during the event were VCAF Madame Angelita Datucan, Dr. Maeda Kadtong, Prof. Omar Butuan, DSA Directress Ms. Julmaherria Salipada, representatives from various military units including MSG Oscar E Alvarez Jr PAF from Tactical Operation Group (TOG12), ILT Lentmark Espino (INF) PA and 2LT Justine Irene Duco (INF) PA from 2Mechanized (Makasag) Battalion, LT Lentmark Espino (INF) PA from Alpha (Apache) Company, 6IB, PA, CPT Christian Delos Santos ART PA and LTC Andolong Durado (INF) PA from 6th Field Artillery Battalion (6FAB), the Director of 1203 Community Defense Center, 12RCDG, staff, CFES students, auxiliary and security personnel.