Senator Richard Gordon has counseled authorities troops for rescuing a priest taken hostage by Maute rebels in Marawi City.
“Hearty and joyful thank you to our soldiers for the rescue od Fr (Chito) Songanub and his companion. HURRAH! God is Great!” Gordon tweeted.
Presidential peace adviser Jess Dureza mentioned the Catholic priest and one other individual had been rescued final Saturday close to a mosque after three months of captivity in Marawi City.
Hearty and joyful thanks to our troopers for the rescue od Fr Songanub and his companion. HURRAH! God is Great!
— Richard J. Gordon (@DickGordonDG) September 17, 2017