Senator JV Ejercito is planning to draft a invoice forming a contemporary and closely armed unit that may neutralize terror threats within the nation.
The envisioned particular anti-terrorism squad of the national police will likely be geared up with plane, sea vessels and ammunition to successfully shield the nation.
“Terrorism is now a worldwide problem and concern,” Ejercito wrote on Facebook. “In fact I will be drafting a bill aimed at enhancing capability of the anti terrorism unit, equipping the same with aircraft, watercraft, firearms, etc,” he stated.
Ejercito made the proposal after getting a briefing from the Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa and Interior and Local Government appearing Secretary Catalino Cuy concerning the Marawi rebuilding efforts and the necessity to strengthen the anti-terrorism functionality of the police.
“Before we decide to grant extension for MArtial Law in Mindanao, we will still wait for the briefing by DND and AFP anytime soon,” he stated.