During March of the year 2016 former Governor Mohamad Khalid Quibranza-Dimaporo declared state of calamity in the province because of El Niño. After a few months on November 10, 2016 incumbent Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo joined the ceremonial Turn-over of 997 OPB corn seeds, 3,435 Hybrid corn seeds and 2090 packs of vegetable seeds to 11 Municipal Local Government Units under the Quick Response Fund from the former Governor.
This was made possible because Lanao del Norte has an administration of continuity where incumbent governors continue and support the programs and projects of the previous governors. There are suppose to be 14 Municipalities that will be given but there are others that didn’t came, the 14 municipalities are SND, Sapad, Lala, Kapatagan, Salvador, Nunungan, Baroy, Tubod, Kolambugan, Tangkal, Bacolod, Maigo, Baloi and Pantao Ragat.
Vice Governor Ma. Cristina N. Atay welcomed all the farmers and LGU heads for the event it was followed by the acknowledgement of guests and participants by Ms. Letecia G. Ditucalan.
Governor Imelda “Angging Quibranza-Dimaporo” and Regional Director Carlene C. Collado led the ceremonial turnover where from the Department of Agriculture passed the vegetable and corn seeds to the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte to the Municipal Local Government Units then given to the Farmers.
Mayor Leoncio C. Bagol offered an acceptance speech to thank the Governor and the Department of Agriculture for the support after the calamity that struck Lanao del Norte. Honorable Renario C. Bihag Sangguniang Panlalawigan member and chairman committee on agriculture gave the closing message to end the program. PIO-LDN