The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte spearheads the Provincial Children’s Congress in line with the celebration of the 25th National Children’s Month on November 27, 2017 at Mindanao Civic Center Gymnasium in the Municipality of Tubod.
The theme of this year’s gathering is “Bata: Iligtas sa Droga!” where the Provincial Government continuously initiates activities that give importance to the well being of the younger generation of Lanao del Norte.
Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member, Grecille Matalines thanked Provincial Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo, 2nd District Representative, Congressman Abdullah “Bobby” Dimakuta Dimaporo and 1st District Representative, Congressman Mohamad Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo for the unwavering support to all activities in the province that promotes the common good.
The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, headed by Annabelle S. Mendez and the personnel of the Municipal Social Welfare and Development were also recognized by Board Member Matalines for their effort in making this celebration a success, as well the actions of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Lanao del Norte in aid of legislation, chaired by Vice-Governor Maria Cristina N. Atay and the Board Members in appropriating budget in sustaining the activities that best serves the interest of the people.
Board Member Marivic Ramos challenged the parents not to be left behind in using the latest gadgets or multimedia applications in order to catch up with their children’s know how with these devices. Fathers who were present at the event, was reminded by Board Member Ramos of their responsibilities towards their children and family. The Board Member introduced to them the 3Ps (Pray, Provide, and Protect). A father should Pray for his children’s safety, Provide for them and Protect them and the family from any harm or danger.
Vice Governor Maria Cristina N. Atay, encouraged the parents to spend good and valuable time with their children and make every moment memorable for them to treasure. This moment will always be remembered by the children when they grow up and will form as shield against temptations. Make it a habit that you will dine together, never underestimate the power of the dining table, explains the Vice-Governor.
Provincial Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo called on the Day Care Workers to stand up to be formally recognized and personally express her gratitude for their voluntary and sincere service as well their patients in taking care of these kids every day.
“There is a difference when children are brought to day care centers, in there they will learn shapes, colours, sizes and even they will learn how to introduce themselves. It provides the children good educational foundation and prepares them before enrolling to higher level,” Governor Angging said.
The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte always initiates programs and activities that will give priority to the welfare of its residence. The important contributions of all sectors in the province are being recognized by the provincial government and constantly building strong and trusting relationship with each other.
Provincial Governor Imelda “Angging” Quibranza-Dimaporo sees to it that all programs and activities shall be implemented and shared to the people in partnership with the National Government Agencies and Non-Government Agencies for the continuous development and progress of the peaceful Province of Lanao del Norte, “The Land of Beauty and Bounty.”