This is a NATIONAL Policy designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 especially that the Province and City are under GCQ.

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Police Colonel ARNEL B BANZON, Provincial Director, Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office thru the Deputy Provincial Director for Operations Police Lt. Col. TIMMAR J ALAM gave orders to all Chiefs of the different City and Municipal Police Stations in Negros Oriental to enforce the said guidelines on NO BACKRIDER with NO EXEMPTIONS and further implement one passenger per tricycle so that proper physical distancing should be religiously implemented including on jeepneys and buses.

Police Brigadier General ALBERT IGNATIUS D FERRO, Regional Director, Police Regional Office 7 gave his instruction to effectively implement the DOTr Guidelines all over the region.

The Guidelines on Banning Backriders regardless of family relations as approved by the National Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (NIATF-MEID) will be strictly implemented here in the Province of Negros Oriental during General Community Quarantine period.

Col BANZON is appealing to the people of the province to be patient and abide with the IATF-MEID protocols and guidelines set forth to protect everyone from the infectious and dreadful COVID19 disease.