Reduce Abu Sayyaf to a pulp, says young senator


Now is the time to wipe out the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV said on Thursday.

Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV

Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV

“Abu Sayyaf’s offenses have greatly damaged our country. They have destroyed our image and affected our tourism industry, the economy, and even the livelihood of those in Mindanao, ” he said.

“It’s high time we do every necessary action to reduce this group of bandits to a pulp immediately,” he said.

He said he would support any move of the incumbent and incoming administrations against the Abu Sayyaf bandits as long as it was in accordance with the law. Read More


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