ILOILO CITY: The Police Regional Command here tightened its security measures for Dinagyang Festival 2016 with over one million revellers and hundreds of dignitaries, including from the diplomatic corps and foreign visitors, expected to join the celebration. Chief Supt. Bernardo Diaz, PRO6 acting regional director, said all personnel, government resources and other law enforcement agencies have been mobilized to ensure zero crime incident during the event. The Iloilo Dinagyang Festival is celebrating its 48th anniversary (1968-2016) in honor of its Patron Saint – Señor Santo Niño—on January 22 to 24.
Lydia C. Pendon