NSFA, Panacan, Davao City – The Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) is already set to help ensure the conduct of safe and secure election on May 9, 2016.
In close coordination with the COMELEC and in partnership with the Philippine National Police, EMC will be overseeing Regions 11 and 13, parts of Region 12 and Region 10.
On several occasions, inter-agency meetings were conducted between the AFP, PNP and the COMELEC to fine tune election security plans and preparations that will create an environment allowing the people in the mentioned regions to cast their votes.
Aside from the synchronized troop deployment between the EMC forces and PNP, the readiness requirement includes the activation of Election Monitoring Action Centers and Quick Reaction Teams at all levels.
Facilities and equipment were also readied for utilization if the COMELEC so requires.