Provincial Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo attends ‘Capability Enhancement Training on the Overseas Employment Program of the Government’ spearheaded by the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) on November 21, 2018 at Macapagal Training Center, Governor Arsenio Quibranza Provincial Government Center, Pigcarangan, Municipality of Tubod, Province of Lanao del Norte.

Governor Angging with Mayor Leoncio Bagol of Tubod Municipality, Mayor Allan J. Lim of the Municipality of Lala signed the Memorandum of Understanding representing the local government units of the province together with officials of Regional Offices of Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) in the presence of Director Sherilyn G. Malonzo; Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) attended by Officer-in-Charge Regional Director Leonor C. Mabagal; Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) was joined by Regional Director Tarhata S. Mapandi and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) by Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao for the protection against illegal recruiters and human traffickers.

The topics that was discussed in the training were the Anti-Illegal Recruitment Program, Gender Issues Attendant to International Labour Migration, Relevant Law on Illegal Recruitment, Modus Operandi of Illegal Recruiters and Human Traffickers, 10 Reminders to Avoid Illegal Recruitment, Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Situationer and 1343 Actionline, Relevant Law on TIP and Case Referral on International Trafficking, Procedures in Reporting and Investigating TIP Cases, Legal Remedies for Common OFW Complaints, and the Role of LGUs in the fight against Illegal Recruitment and Human Trafficking.

The Provincial Chief Executive appreciates the program that gave priorities to the residents of Lanao del Norte and expressed her firm support to the effort of these national agencies in providing adequate information to Filipinos who are longing to work abroad and sees the need for the local government to work closely with each other in partnership with POEA, OWWA, TESDA and DOLE in protecting the welfare of the citizens. PIO-LDN