31 August 2007, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-Guardians Brotherhood, Incorporated, a renowned group founded in the Philippines held its GBI Riyadh, KSA Chapter General Meeting and Awarding of Membership Certificate.
GBI whose National Executive Council officers and headquarters are based in the Philippines was organized under and by virtue of the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, recognized and registered with Securities and Exchange Commission # 123899 last December 10, 1984.
GBI National members were mostly belong from the rank of active and retired members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police.
The GBI, Riyadh-KSA Chapter was organized March 1, 2007 through the active leadership of founder Senando””Tiger” Garcia, the group was certified as Accredited Community Partner of the Philippine Embassy on July 2007.
GBI was one of the groups of marshals manning at the Philippine Embassy that oversees peaceful and orderly conduct of the last Overseas Absentee Voting.
Recognized by the GBI national leadership as a legitimate chapter in the Kingdom, GBI-Riyadh Chapter held the awarding of certificates to their members last Friday, August 31, 2007. Their Chapter President Aldrin “Aguila” Reginio organized the said event. The Philippine Ambassador to the Kingdom, H.E. Antonio Villamor signed the membership certificate.
Founder Senando “Tiger” Garcia in his opening remarks said that “members should always respect the group Constitution and By-laws; one of the important provision is “to uphold the Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines”.
“As a civilian sector of GBI, we should not tarnish the good image of the Guardians worldwide, we must respect each other as well as to value the existence of fellow group of Guardians” said Aldrin “Aguila” Reginio, in his closing remarks.
Guardians Brotherhood, Incorporated in the Philippines who are belong to Guardians Magic Group, known as GMG or civilian members is estimated 2 Million nationwide with existing chapters worldwide.
GBI-Riyadh Chapter aims to form a Multi Purpose Cooperative to foster financial freedom to its members and immediate families. GBI is also committed to help the Philippine government and host country for the welfare and protection of all Overseas Filipino Workers in the Kingdom.
Assisting the awarding of membership certificate was Guest of Honor, OFW Congress-Riyadh President Alex Veloso Bello who is also the group Advisory Body together with Ronnie Ulep, the President of SIPAG (Simbolo ng Pangkapatirang Pilipino sa Gitnang Silangan).
Present officers of GBI are as follows: MG’s Charlito “Jr” Requillo, Ruel “Chief” Babael, Cornelio “Cav” Villojan, Ronal “Jake” Tagavilla, Danilo “Amigo” Nivero and Manuel “Mawe” Amora.