Tubod, Lanao del Norte – Director Antonio B. Sugarol, the new Regional Director of the Office of Civil Defense – X recently paid a courtesy visit to Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza Dimaporo at her office, Provincial. Government Center Pigcarangan, Tubod, November 11.
With the improvement of the COVID 19 situation in the region and as one of the provinces that will have a pilot opening for face-to-face classes this November 15, Director Sugarol was here in the province to visit the six (6) pilot schools and to give additional help for the smooth implementation of face-to-face classes. Pilot schools approved in the province were Dalama Central Elementary School of Baroy, Babalaya Elementary School of Bacolod, Napo Elementary School in Linamon, Masibay Integrated School of Nunungan, Tambacon Integrated School of Magsaysay and Marcela T. Mabanta National High School of Kauswagan.
On the opening of classes, Governor Dimaporo emphasized the significance of ensuring that all teachers and non-teaching personnel must be fully vaccinated to keep them and the students protected.
Both sides expressed strong interest and importance to intensify the strategies of the Local Government Units in the region towards campaign for global immunization.
“Diri sa probinsya wala kami ning undang og panghimagno sa mga katawhan na makigduyog na sa kampanya sa pagbakuna. Nag align kami og budget aron lang makapang-ingganyo sa ila na magpabakuna na ug likayan ang pagtotoo sa mga fake news.” (Here in the province, we have not stopped encouraging the constituents to join us in the vaccination campaign. We even align budget just to pursue to get vaccinated and avoid believing fake news.) Governor Dimaporo said.
Meanwhile, Director Sugarol mentioned that,” Ang tinood nga sekreto naga-depende sa mga stratehiyang ginahimo sa LGU. Ug sa among pagbisita sa ubang eskwelahan karon adlawa, halos tanang personnel bakunado na”. (The secret lies within the strategies of the LGU. And as we visit other schools today, almost all personnel are already vaccinated.)
The newly appointed Regional Director and his staff were accompanied by Ms. Abeliza Manzano, the head of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office. During the meeting, Director Sugarol gave a Plaque of Commendation to the Provincial Chief Executive for having a beyond compliant rating in the recently conducted Local Disaster Risk Reduction and management Council/Offices (LDRRMC/O) Assessment 2021 which generally adheres to the standards for the establishment and functionality of the (LDRMMC/O).
“Disaster Risk Reduction Management is something that we are continuously introducing to the rest of the population for its important role they are taking to the community”, Director Sugarol added. PIO-LDN