ILOILO City – The Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) reports that it has not monitored any threat to the security of Dinagyang Festival, and assures the public that the city will nonetheless be under high security to ensure the safety of the festival-goers. The police is not leaving anything to chance. The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has approved their request, too, for the jamming of mobile phone signals.
On Thursday, the Iloilo City government and PRO-6 led the send-off ceremony for nearly 5,000 Site Task Group Dinagyang 2018 members. The security personnel were from Camp Delgado (the PRO-6 headquarters), Iloilo City Police Office, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Bureau of Fire and Protection, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Criminology students, Iloilo City Public Safety and Transportation Management Office, and barangay tanods, among others.