Provincial Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo on the afternoon of October 10, 2019 meet the members of Simbuco Aqua Marine Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SAMMPC) together with the honorable members of the Barangay Council led by Barangay Chairman Edwin Malacaste at the Barangay Hall of Simbuco, Municipality of Kolambugan, for the formal ceremony of handing over 1 Unit Hauling Truck to the cooperative.

The turnover of the said unit was made under the Philippine Rural Development Project – Investment in Rural Enterprise and Agriculture & Fisheries Productivity (PRDP- I REAP Component). The project was jointly funded through the Philippine Rural Development Project, Department of Agriculture and the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte.

Governor Angging congratulated the Chairman of SAMMPC, Mr. Teodolo A. Bueno, Jr. and its members for sustaining the cooperative for 25 years and hope the brand new hauling truck will serve its purpose for the good of the cooperative to grow and expand. The Governor as well encouraged residents within the community to join and commit themselves for the success of the cooperative with the goal of alleviating and improving the lives of the members.

Mr. Bueno, Jr. expressed his gratitude to the Provincial Government under the leadership of Governor Angging, to 1st District Representative, Congressman Mohamad Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo, and to the Department of Agriculture for the support received which greatly contribute to the improvement and growth of SAMMPC, and personally assured the Provincial Chief Executive and the representative of the Department of Agriculture, Engr. Dominico Elesio on behalf of Regional Director Carlene C. Collado, that they will take good care of the hauling truck for the benefit of the cooperative.

Engr. Elesio in his message conveyed his appreciation to Governor Angging, Congressman Khalid and 2nd District Representative, Congressman Abdullah ‘Bobby’ Dimakuta Dimaporo for the continuous partnership established to deliver the programs, projects and activities of the Department of Agriculture in coordination with the Provincial Agriculturist Office headed by Ms. Letecia G. Ditucalan.

The Provincial Cooperative Office under the supervision of Ms. Minda V. Regis was also recognized by Governor Angging for actively encouraging and providing assistance to the cooperatives established in the province.

Kolambugan Municipal Mayor, Honorable Lorenzo Mañigos was also present at the ceremony to show support and appreciation to the Provincial Government and the two Congressional District Offices of Lanao del Norte. PIO-LDN