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CEZA DONATES CONTRABAND LUXURY VEHICLES TO PNP, AFP AND LGUS

By: Liz Lagniton
Media Relations Office – Mandaluyong

CAGAYAN FREEPORT– The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) donated 50 impounded vehicles at Port Irene to the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines and the local government of Santa Ana, Cagayan on October 21.

Secretary Raul L. Lambino, CEZA administrator and chief executive officer, said the vehicles were donated in compliance with the order of President Duterte.

THANK YOU MR PRESIDENT – Secretary Raul L. Lambino (center), administrator and CEO of Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) and LTCOL Fidel Bernawi (3rd from left) of the Philippine National Police strike a pose with a clenched fist as a sign of gratitude to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s donated vehicles after the signing of deed of donation during a ceremonial turn-over of CEZA’s donated vehicles to PNP RO-2, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and to the local government of Sta. Ana, on Monday, October 19, at Port Irene in barangay Casambalangan , Cagayan. (JOSEPH MUEGO)

Sec. Lambino (center), and General Larry Mojica (4th from left) of the AFP do the famous clenched fist of President Duterte as a sign of gratitude for the donated vehicles to AFP. (JOSEPH MUEGO)

The CEZA, which operates the freeport, created a committee to inventory and document the vehicles as well as coordinate with the Bureau of Customs.

“We just released the first batch of the deeds of donations to respective donees, such as the PNP, AFP, and the municipality of Sta. Ana,” Lambino said adding that second batch of the donation will soon be given to other donees.

“CEZA is hopeful that these vehicles could be useful to the recipients, and be put to good use instead of letting them rot in the port yard’s,” he said.

The list of vehicles awarded to the first batch includes 11 Hummer cars, 11 Miniwagons, 21, Starex vans, 2 hi-end Toyota/Bb, 1 Honda/fit, 1 Wrangler /jeep, 1 Cayenne, 1 Granvia, and 1 Pajero.

Last year, President Duterte instructed Lambino to distribute the vehicles to the police and the military, and the local governments in Cagayan province.

See also in newspaper:

CEZA donates luxury cars to PNP, AFP, Cagayan LGU – The Philippine Star | October 25, 2019

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