Labella assures no security threats in Cebu City


Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday said there are no security threats in Cebu City.

Labella issued the remark following the Regional Peace and Order Council-7 quarterly meeting held at Cebu Parklane International Hotel.

Despite no known threats, the city mayor said the Council sought to intensify the peace and order situation in the region. (

The public is also reminded to be vigilant since schools and universities could be venues for indoctrination or the process of teaching a person or group to accept a set of beliefs uncritically.

According to Labella, there was a motion to add the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), Philippine Navy, and maritime police to the RPOC-7.

There was also a motion to invite MARINA in the next quarterly meeting due to certain liabilities or responsibilities regarding accidents or incidents that happened in the pier or in the vessel that would also concern labor relations.

The RPOC-7 quarterly meeting was also attended by the Department of the Interior and Local Government-7 Director Leocadio Trovela, CESO IV; Armed Forces of the Philippines Task Group Cebu, Bohol, and Siquijor Commander, Col. Jerry Borja; and other government officials and representatives in the region.