Provincial Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo and 2nd District Representative, Congressman Abdullah “Bobby” Dimakuta Dimaporo together with the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and Department of the Interior and Local Government, Provincial Director, Bruce A. Colao was welcomed by Mayor Rosa Dahab Olafsson of the Municipality of Baroy for the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Concreting of Baroy-Sta. Cruz-Salong provincial road. A representative of Mayor Allan J. Lim of the Municipality of Lala was also present in the event, Engr. Harry Adlaon on November 6, 2017.
According to DILG Provincial Director, the concreting project of this provincial road is funded under Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) for the Calendar Year 2017. It is initially an agreement between the Australian Government and the Philippine Government called the Provincial Roads Management Facility (PRMF). The DILG represented on behalf of the Philippine Government. The project ended in 2014 but the benefits of the PRMF was decided by the Philippine Government upon the strong endorsement by the League of Provincial Governors of the Philippines to continue the program. The House of Representatives as well decided to continue the funding under the General Appropriations Act and later on called “The Kalsada Program.”
2nd District Representative, Congressman Abdullah “Bobby” Dimakuta Dimaporo assures the residents of the Municipality of Baroy that the Provincial Government and the two Congressional Districts are working hard by partnering with the Municipal Mayors of the Province to continuously provide development projects regardless of political affiliations for the good of the people of Lanao del Norte.
“Muslims or Christians, incumbent or not, we should be united for the benefit of the people. We should integrate our collective vision (Barangays, Municipalities and the Provincial Government) for the good of our province. We should be one in helping each other for that is our goal, the goal of the Quibranza-Dimaporo for us to better serve our constituents here in our peaceful Province of Lanao del Norte,” 2nd District Congressman Bobby said.
Provincial Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo told the residents that she personally chose the Baroy-Sta. Cruz-Salong provincial road that needs to be concreted and there are other provincial roads that are included with the list along with the road connecting Kolambugan and Tangkal.
Governor Angging hopes that in the future all provincial roads connecting the Municipalities of Lanao del Norte will be paved for easy access and delivery of goods and services to these areas in partnership with the agencies of the National Government such as the Department of the Interior and Local Government and the Department of Agriculture.
“Opportunity knocks only ones and we must take this moment to grab the chance in bringing-in development projects and programs to our province. Our President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is from Mindanao and the President is giving priority to us Mindanaoans,” Governor Angging said.
Governor Angging was proud to mention that 1st District Representative, Congressman Mohammad Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo is currently holding the position as the Vice-Chairman of the Appropriations Committee in the House of Representatives. Congressman Khalid is tirelessly doing its best to include the Province of Lanao del Norte in all development programs and projects of the National Government.
The Provincial Governor reiterates the importance of unity among the Muslims and Christians in Lanao del Norte. The development of the province can be seen in its municipalities. The people are safe and secured. The various business establishments continuous to grow and operate much more the offices of the Provincial Government, the Municipal Governments and the Barangays remains committed to serve the constituents. Governor Angging is in favour of the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao. PIO-LDN