On December 4, 2020, the Development of Bank of the Philippines headed by President and CEO Honorable Emmanuel G. Herbosa formally inaugurated DBP-Tubod, the first branch in Lanao del Norte, and the 136th in the country.
 
Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo and the father of peace, unity, and development, 2nd District Representative, Congressman Abdullah ‘Bobby’ Dimakuta Dimaporo joined Honorable Herbosa for the blessing and inauguration along with Branch Banking Group for Northern Mindanao Sr. Vice President Neogen Chavez, Sr. Vice President Sisinio Narisma for Northern Mindanao and Eastern Mindanao, Branch Banking Group for Cebu Sr. Vice President Fernando Lagahit, Head of Branch Banking Sector –Marketing Group Sr. Vice President Antonio Owen S. Maramag, Sr. Assistant Vice President Angelito P. Aguhob for Mindanao Lending Center-Lanao Group, and Tubod Branch Manager Antonio P. Kaamiño.
 
Congressman Abdullah is happy to express that seeing the logo of DBP in Tubod, the capital town of Lanao del Norte is indicating that progress and development are indeed here in the province. The good Congressman hopes that a strong partnership between DBP, the Provincial and Municipal Government Units will further strengthen in achieving sustainable development in Lanao del Norte by working together for the welfare of the people.
 
“Your presence alone is a good advertisement for the Province of Lanao del Norte to attract investors to invest here in the province,” Congressman Abdullah said.
 
In his closing message, Honorable Herbosa narrates how developed the Province of Lanao del Norte is and even took a picture of the Mindanao Civic Center Hotel where DBP Officials stayed, and his friends in Manila thought that he is already back in the country’s capital. He replied, “This is Lanao del Norte, this is to show you how progressive things are here.”
The President & CEO believes that development should now be out in the countryside and in partnership with the forward-looking government leaders like the Dimaporo, development, and progress comes in.
 
After the ceremony, Governor Angging and Congressman Abdullah were the first two clients to open an account in DBP-Tubod Branch. PIO-LDN