Regardless of tough assessment criteria, nine (9) local government units (LGUs) of Lanao del Norte received this year’s Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), as one of the highlights in 2019 LGU awards, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) officials.

The province of Lanao del Norte has the highest number of SGLG passers in Northern Mindanao with 9 awarded LGUs including – Bacolod, Baloi, Baroy, Kauswagan, Sapad, Sultan Naga Dimaporo; first time passers – Tangcal and Tubod; and the fifth time passer – Kapatagan.

DILG recently conferred the Seal of Good Local Governance Award 2019 to the LGU passers of Visayas and Mindanao held at the Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel, Manila.

This award set as a direction and quality standards because it will serve as a principle to continue their missions to serve the people the best they can do and bring the province of Lanao del Norte to progress and development.

This year, the Seal of Good Local Governance Award is given to LGUs who are “ALL-IN” performers and passed all the assessment criteria covering financial administration, disaster preparedness, social protection, peace and order, business friendliness and competitiveness, environmental protection and tourism, culture and the arts.

Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo was present during the awarding ceremony to congratulate and to inspire the people especially the mayors and other local government officials from the 9 awarded SGLG municipalities.

“We congratulate the 9 LGU’s in the province for bagging this year’s SGLG and to others to continue participating, “said Governor Dimaporo in an interview.

The LGUs of Lanao del Norte achieved another milestone as an outcome of good team work and good service performance by its employees and officials.

In behalf of our Provincial Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo together with the Vice Governor Maria Cristina Atay and 1st District Congressman Mohamad Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo with 2nd District Congressman Abdullah Dimakuta Dimaporo with the support of members of Sangguniang Panlalawigan congratulate the awardees for bringing the province with pride and honour to the province of Lanao del Norte. (PIO-LDN)