TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Dela Cruz Quibranza warmly welcomed delegates of the Department of Labor and Employment X (DOLE X) and the Public Employment Service Office – Manager’s Association of the Philippines (PESO-MAP X) during the celebration of the 63rd Araw ng Lanao del Norte.
 
Granting the request of Governor Angging, the Joint DOLE-X and PESOMAP-X Regional Officers held their 2nd Quarter Meeting and Learning Session at the Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) Hotel on July 3-5, 2022, to share the celebration of the founding anniversary of the province.
 
The said officials were led by PESO-MAP President Kathleen Kate Sorilla, DOLE-X Provincial Director Atty. Safrali S. Cabili, and DOLE-X Regional Director Albert E. Gutib.
 
During the organized Governor’s Night on July 4, the DOLE expressed their appreciation for the support of the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte.
 
Based on the report of Regional Director Gutib, for two years (2021-2022), they were able to serve 1,630 beneficiaries who were recipients of 317 programs amounting to P15.9 million. For the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD), the DOLE and PGLDN were able 30,529 families, evolving a total amount of P164.8 million. For the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES), the DOLE, in partnership with the PGLDN, also assisted 183 student beneficiaries and was able to pay them P780,000 with the counterpart of the province, amounting to P1,140,000.
 
“We brought and continuously implemented programs and projects in this province to uplift and provide decent employment to the constituents, and we thank the Governor for her invaluable support,” Director Gutib said.
On the same day, Ms. Evelyn Lopez, PGLDN-PESO Manager, was also awarded as the Regional Winner of the Secretary’s Bayanihan Service Award – 2nd Class Province Category for her remarkable effort in sustaining public employment facilitation amid the pandemic.
 
“The DOLE has always been our partner in delivering equitable services for the people. Rest assured, kami magbantay gayud na ang inyong gisalig na pondo sa amoa na kini para sa katawhan gyud sa Lanao del Norte,” Governor Angging, said. PIO-LDN