(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 29 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 850 km East Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (23.1°N, 129.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 160 km/h. It is moving Northeastward at 20 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of the country. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Friday, July 1, 2016

Army distributes school kits to recipient pupils, schools in Caraga

By Nora C. Lanuza Molde

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) – The 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division, Philippine Army (4ID, PA) on Thursday spearheaded the ceremonial distribution of 20,670 ‘Project Shoebox’ school kits to recipients pupils and schools at camp Bancasi here.

The school kits were given to recipient pupils of the city and Civil Military Operations (CMO) officers of Caraga region who will then distribute the kits to their respective recipient municipalities and schools.

The school kits are intended to pupils from Kinder to Grade six from the different schools of the region.

During the ceremonial distribution, two schools from Butuan City – the Consuelo Elementary School and Bancasi Elementary School have received a total of 360 and 422 school kits and were received by Sylvia B. Cabrera and Rosilda B. Bacon, school principals of said schools, respectively.

Capt. Angelo Jose Gomez, CMO officer of the 29th Infantry Battalion (IB) has received 2,689 project shoebox school kits intended for the recipient schools in the municipalities of Jabonga, Kitcharao and Santiago, Agusan del Norte.

A total of 5,000 project shoebox school kits intended for the recipient schools in the municipalities of Cagwait, Marihatag and Tago, Surigao del Sur were also received by CMO officer of the 36th Infantry (Valor) Battalion 2Lt Johngie Siatanan.

For the municipalities of Carmen, Cantilan and Cortes, Surigao del Sur, a total of 2,503 project shoebox school kits were also received by 16IB CMO officer 2Lt Edelyn Glarian.

CMO officer of the 75th Infantry Battalion 1Lt Miguel Borromeo also received the 2,910 project shoebox school kits intended for the municipality of Barobo and Bislig City in Surigao del Sur. The municipalities of Bacuag, Alegria, Mainit, Malimono, Tubod, Gigaguit and Sison in the province of Surigao del Norte received 3,162 project shoebox school kits through 30IB CMO officer Capt. Rofhel Pacheco.

The 2,650 project shoebox school kits intended for the recipient schools of the municipalities of Tago and San Miguel, Surigao del Sur were received by 2nd Special Forces Battalion CMO officer Capt. Rommel Salve.

Also, the municipality of Sibagat and Bayugan City school recipients in Agusan del Sur received a total of 789 project shoebox school kits through 3rd Special Forces Battalion CMO officer Capt Ray John Labiao.

The distribution of school kits was attended by 4ID assistant division commander BGen. Paul Atal, Philippine Information Agency Caraga regional director Abner M. Caga, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples Caraga regional director Atty. Pinky  Grace P. Pabelic, assistant regional director Dr. Ramir B. Uytico of the Department of Education (DepEd) - Caraga, and Department of the Interior and Local Government Caraga assistant regional director Donald Seronay.

The Project Shoebox is an initiative and partnership of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, DepEd, National Bookstore Foundation, SM and 2GO Express. (NCLM, PIA-Caraga)

New Butuan City mayor bares 10 priority impact projects

By Jennifer P. Gaitano

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) – In time with the inauguration and oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected officials here on Thursday, newly-elected city mayor Ronnie Vicente Conde Lagnada also bared his ten Priority Impact Projects that his administration wanted to accomplish for the first 100 days.

Among these are: 1) Bright Butuan (to include street lights; 2) Clean Butuan (campaign on solid waste management will be intensified); 3) Orderly Butuan (peace and order situation); 4) Progressive Barangays (no barangay will be left behind in the development); 5) People-friendly City Hall; 6) Excellent-Driven City Hall; 7) Clean Water (with upgraded water facilities); 8) Fast and Efficient Licensing in Butuan; 9) Transparent City Hall; and 10) Save Butuan.

“We will see to it that the change that we have been longing to see and experience will be realized by this administration. We will work together to achieve our common goals for the betterment of our city and our people,” stressed Lagnada.

The newly-elected mayor also asked the public to help the city government on its advocacy campaign that will also lead to the development of the city.

Meanwhile, along with mayor-elect Lagnada who took oath are Agusan del Norte 1st District Cong. Lawrence Lemuel Fortun; Vice Mayor Jose Aquino II. 10 city councilors also took their oath, to wit: Glenn Carampatana; Ferdinand Nalcot; Rema Burdeos; Derrick Plaza; Cromwell Nortega; Omar Andaya; Cherry Mae Busa; Vincent Rizal Rosario; Ehrnest John Sanchez; and John Gil Unay.

The aforementioned newly-elected officials belong to one political party during the May 2016 elections. (JPG/PIA-Caraga)  

NNC Caraga spearheads 2016 National Nutrition Month celebration

By Jennifer P. Gaitano

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) – The National Nutrition Council (NNC) Caraga is once again spearheading this year’s National Nutrition Month celebration this July with various activities in coordination with other government agencies, non-government organizations, civil society organizations, academe, and media.

Dr. Jose Llacuna Jr., regional director of the Department of Health (DOH) Caraga announced that on July 4, 2016, the NNC-DOH will be holding the “Jog and Zumba for Health” with the different sectors. Assembly area will be at the Agusan del Norte Provincial Capitol and will jog going to City Hall, where the Zumba for Health will be conducted. A Nutrition Month Forum will also be participated by partner stakeholders in one of the local convention centers here. 

Llacuna also bared that this year’s celebration is anchored on the theme “First 1,000 days ni baby pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan (Give importance to the first 1,000 days of a baby to ensure his/her healthy future).”

“The theme focuses on the first 1,000 days of life starting from conception and before the second birthday of the child. It is during this period when growth faltering happens. Many studies have shown a link between undernutrition, especially stunting, in the first years of life and over nutrition in the later years,” highlighted Llacuna.

The good director also underlined that the First 1,000 Days has been called the “golden window of opportunity” for a comprehensive package of nutrition and related interventions to achieve significant changes in reduction in child stunting, underweight and wasting, at the same time contribute to complete child development.

Llacuna further encouraged all sectors to celebrate with them and increase awareness about the First 1,000 Days campaign. (JPG/PIA-Caraga)

Caraga RDRRMC leads 2016 NDCM celebration

By Jennifer P. Gaitano

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) – In time with the kick-off celebration of this year’s National Disaster Consciousness Month (NDCM), the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) Caraga chaired by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) briefed the media partners on disaster-related updates and other undertakings of the council.

In Caraga region, said observance kicked-off with a thanksgiving mass, motorcade and a short program at the Agusan del Norte provincial covered court.

Right after the program, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga also facilitated a press conference held at the provincial governor’s conference room with the regional heads of the OCD, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Health (DOH), PAGASA, PHIVOLCS, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as panelists.

RDRRMC chair and OCD Caraga regional director Manuel Luis Ochotorena asked the help of the media partners to help the council disseminate relevant disaster-related information and updates to the localities especially with the La NiΓ±a phenomenon.

“The council is conducting the Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA) days before a typhoon is expected to hit the area, in order to strategize plans for appropriate preparations and response,” stressed Ochotorena.

Ochotorena also thanked the partner agencies for their constant cooperation. As in-charge in coordination, he bared that the council stays comprehensive in promoting strategic platforms approved by the council. “We are also into humanitarian assistance and the council is not digressing but progressing in terms of performing the directives in advancing efforts in calamity/disaster mitigation and prevention,” he said.

With regards to preparedness on the silent calamity earthquake, Ochotorena reiterated that the council has continuously capacitated the responders with skills on search, rescue and retrieval. He said that contingency planning is always part of the preparation, and they are going to conduct emergency telecommunication simulation exercises.

Regional director Abner Caga of PIA Caraga reiterated that the agency has established a portable radio equipment and developed a system that can manage communications even during disaster/calamity. “The 107.8 Power FM/ Advanced Forward Emergency Broadcasting System (AFEBS) Network of PIA Caraga has tested its functionality and effectiveness during the Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban. It is ready to be utilized even in extreme weather condition,” he highlighted.

Vice chair for Disaster Preparedness and DILG Caraga regional director Lilibeth Famacion emphasized that policies on disaster preparedness are strictly implemented and monitored in the different local government units in the region.

LTC Rey Pasco, executive director of 4th Infantry Division Advance Command Post, Philippine Army also emphasized that they are very ready to respond to any eventualities/emergencies. They are also equipped with necessary facilities and have been continuously capacitating its personnel thru trainings.

Also, Angelita Amista of DSWD Caraga reiterated that the department has already established a system that will immediately respond to the needs of the local citizens during disaster/calamity. At any given time, they have a standby relief packs of 30,000.

Meanwhile, in anticipation of La Nina, Dr. Ernesto Pareja of DOH Caraga revealed that their agency has already prepositioned teams to respond to any possible effects of said phenomenon. A quick response team to focus on La Nina and other disasters that the region will encounter has been proposed.

The 2016 NDCM is anchored on the theme, "Kahandaan at Pagtugon sa Sakuna, Tungkulin ng Bawat Isa." (JPG/ VLG/NCLM, PIA-Caraga)

ANECO conducts electrical rehab for PIA Caraga’s communication service platform

By Venus L. Garcia

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) – In its objective to enhance more the communication capability through stable and increased power capacity source, the Agusan del Norte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ANECO) headed by its general manager Horacio Santos provided special assistance to Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga for its establishment’s electrical rehabilitation and upgrade.

According to PIA Caraga regional director Abner Caga, the attention and swift action afforded by the ANECO management to the agency in the restoration of low-rated electrical lines, conversion of substandard connections to excellent quality will really aid in defining compliance to its requirement for the International Standard Organization (ISO) certification.

“We are pleased with the immediate response of the ANECO team to the request of our agency in pursuit of putting in place a dependable power supply lines that is viable in the utilization of more advanced communication service platforms conceptualized by the PIA Caraga team,” expressed Caga.

Also, Caga underlined the importance and the need for adequate and reliable supply of electricity especially during this wet season where weather disturbances can possibly interfere the information dissemination operations of the agency.

“I deeply appreciate the cooperation of ANECO for addressing our agency’s needs in the uninterrupted implementation of unique communication platforms by upgrading the power lines of which will manifest safety of usage as well,” said Caga.

ANECO is the main electricity supplier to the province, incuding the cities of Butuan and Cabadbaran.

ANECO's power requirements are currently supplied by National Power Corp. and Therma Marine Inc. of the Aboitiz Group. (VLG/PIA-Caraga)

DOH Caraga urges public to do 4S

By Nora C. Lanuza Molde

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) – The Department of Health (DOH) Caraga in its quest to raise awareness against dengue has intensified its campaign to bring down dengue cases in the region.

According to DOH Caraga regional director Jose R. Llacuna, the agency has provided logistic support to the local government units in the region so they can also make strategies of informing the public about dengue.

The 4S is still the best way to prevent from infecting from the dengue virus.

“The Search and destroy mosquito breeding sites, using of Self-protection measures, Seeking early consultation when symptoms appear, and saying ‘No’ to indiscriminate fogging are the main strategies to prevent dengue,” director LLacuna said.

“While it is true that dengue awareness campaigns has been existing for years, dengue cases in the region remains on an unstable plateau,” director Llacuna said.

Llacuna further said that in 2014, a total of 8,252 cases were tallied in the region.

“Although the total has decreased in 2015, having a 6,590 cases, cases per month seemed to have increased if compared to the months in 2014,” Llacuna added.

In 2016, the month of January scaled up to 1,104 compared to the 512 in January of 2015.

Llacuna also said that currently, a total of 2,917 cases is tallied in the region "and we are only down to the first half of the year." This however correlates to the strengthened dengue awareness campaigns which means that people are more knowledgeable to the disease and its dangers making them cautious enough to report whatever initial symptoms are felt relatable to the disease, he said.

Others strategies that have been present to combat dengue include vaccination to all nine-year old children enrolled in all public elementary schools, which was already started in other regions through School-Based Immunization Program. (NCLM, PIA-Caraga)

Local nutrition, population officers in AgNor to receive monthly honorarium

By Aimee B. Sienes

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) - The provincial government of Agusan del Norte is set to give monthly honorarium to the Municipal Nutrition Action Officers (MNAOs) and Municipal Population Officers (MPOs) in the province starting January of next year.

This was sealed under Provincial Ordinance No. 414-2016, entitled: “An Ordinance Providing Honorarium to the the Municipal Nutrition Action Officers (MNAOs) and Municipal Population Officers (MPOs) in the province of Agusan del Norte, and Appropriating Funds Thereof,” authored by Provincial Board Member Elizabeth Marie R. Calo.

The said ordinance covers all MNAOs and MPOs in the ten municipalities of the province.

The provincial government will appropriate P132,000.00 under the Nutrition and Population Program of the Provincial Social Welfare, Population and Nutrition Services Office (PSWPNSO) starting calendar year 2017 and every year thereafter. (LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)

AgNor demo farm gets boost

By Aimee B. Sienes

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) - The provincial government of Agusan del Norte, in its thrust to further improve its farming, production and harvest, got a hand from the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office XIII (DA-RFO XIII) as it provided farm equipment for the Demonstration Farm of the province.

These farm equipment known as a one power sprayer and a one knapsack sprayer, will be utilized by the Provincial Agriculture Office for the Demonstration Farm of the province under the High Value Crops Development Program.

For its immediate implementation, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Agusan del Norte recently authorized Provincial Governor Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante-Matba to sign the Memorandum of Agreement by and between the province and the DA-RFO XIII through Sanggunian Resolution No. 125-2016, authored by Provincial Board Member Antidio B. Amora.

Said MOA stipulated the terms and conditions, as well as the responsibilities of the two agencies relative to the provision of said farm equipment under its High Value Crops Development Program.

This would further boost the production of high values crops in the province. (LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)

DAR-Surigao Norte conducts forum for landowners, farmers

By Daryll M. Tumbaga

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, July 1 (PIA) - The Department of Agrarian Reform Surigao del Norte provincial office (DAR-SDN) conducted a one-day forum for landowners and farmers on June 27, 2016 held at Gateway Hotel, this city.

Around 50 landowners and farmers from the different municipalities of the province attended the said forum designed to develop landowners’ and farmers’ awareness on agribusiness opportunities, investments, financial and entrepreneurial program of the government.

It also served as the DAR’s initiative to facilitate agri-productivity and countryside development with landowners and farmers playing crucial role in facilitating investments and development.

In his message, Jose T. Sebucao, Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II of DAR-SDN, urged the participants to ask questions on the things they do not understand.

He said that the output of the forum is timely because of the change of administration and that the issues and concerns pointed out by the concerned participants will be brought to the higher DAR management.

Provincial offices of some government agencies were also tapped to participate in the forum to present their services being offered to the public like the PhilHealth, the Social Security System (SSS) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). (DAR-Surigao del Norte/PIA-Surigao del Norte)

DA pushes for completion of BUB, PAMANA projects

By Vanessa P. Sanchez

BUTUAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) - To monitor and evaluate the implementation of projects, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga through the Special Projects Section conducted the Bottom Up Budgeting (BUB) and PAMANA Program Mid-Year Assessment and Coordination meeting. The activity was conducted in two batches on June 27 to 29 here.

Batch 1 was attended by representatives from the provinces of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and Dinagat Islands. The second batch was comprised of representatives from Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur.

The activity served as a venue for updating the status of implementation of projects under the two programs and discussion of issues and strategies for the smooth implementation of the projects.

DA Caraga regional director Edna M. Mabeza, in her message, urged the participants to do everything to save the projects that can still be saved and beat the deadline in having the projects obligated and completed. She appealed to the local government units to complete all the required documents. “DA has always been transparent in implementing projects, however, there are things beyond control which sometimes factors also in the delay of the project implementation,” she said.

“These projects are for the benefit of the farmers and fisherfolk so let us do everything we can to ensure its completion. And we need your full support to achieve that,” she further said.

For 2013 to 2014, a total of 399 BUB projects which include Livelihood, Farm to Market Roads, Irrigation, Postharvest Facilities, and Fisheries were completed. For 2015, two BUB projects have been completed while 14 are still on-going. While for 2016, 34 BUB projects amounting to P35,815,184 were obligated.

On the other hand, PAMANA is the national government's program and framework for peace and development and is implemented in areas affected by conflict and communities covered by existing peace agreements.

For PAMANA, of the 16 projects implemented in 2013, seven have been completed while nine are still on-going. For 2014, all four FMR projects have been completed. Of the 10 projects targeted for 2015, three are on-going while seven are still on the pipeline. While for 2016, 16 projects are targeted and three are already obligated. (DA-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)

Tagalog News: DOH Caraga pinarangalan ng Regional Red Orchid Awards ang mga lokal na pamahalan, ospital at ahensiya ng gobyerno

Ni Jennifer P. Gaitano

BUTUAN CITY, Hulyo 1 (PIA) - Pinarangalan ng Department of Health (DOH) Caraga ang ibat-ibang lokal na pamahalaan, ospital at ahensiya ng gobyerno na pumasa sa criteria o batayan para sa Red Orchid Awards na syang pokus ay ang pagpapatupad ng Tobacco-Free Environment Policy at iba pang mga programang pangkalusugan.

Ayon kay doctor Agnes Cullantes, non-communicable disease cluster head ng DOH Caraga, ang prestihiyosong Red Orchid Awards ay isa sa kanilang mga inisyatibo upang mahikayat ang mga lokal na pamahalaan at iba pang ahensiya ng gobyerno na maging aktibo at maging 100 porsyento ang pagpapatupad ng tobacco-free policy base sa kanilang mandato na nakasaad sa Administrative Order No. 10.

Ang Red Orchid Award ay nagsisimbolo rin ng kanilang kampanya laban sa nakakasirang epekto ng paninigarilyo sa kalusugan ng tao.

Napag-alaman na sa local government units category, ang bayan ng San Francisco at Esperanza sa probinsya ng Agusan del Sur; Bislig City at Hinatuan ng Surigao del Sur ay tumanggap sa nasabing Red Orchid Award.

Ang ahensya naman ng Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) sa probinsya ng Surigao del Norte; bayan ng Dapa; at ang mismong kapitolyo ng Surigao del Sur ay tumanggap rin ng nasabing award.

Samantala, sa government hospital category naman ay tumanggap ng Red Orchid Award ang Talacogon District Hospital sa Agusan del Sur; Hinatuan District Hospital at Bislig City District Hospital sa probinsya ng Surigao del Sur.

Naging hall of famer naman ang Caraga Regional Hospital sa taong ito.

Ipinahayag ni Maria Cecilia Bayana, health, education and promotion officer ng Caraga Regional Hospital na maigting nilang pinapapatupad ang Tobacco-Free Policy sa kanilang ospital at sinusunod naman umano ito ng kanilang mga pasyente.

Dagdag pa niya, mayroon din silang ginagawang counseling para sa mga naninigarilyo nang matulungan silang mahinto ang kanilang bisyo at mapangalagaan ang kanilang kalusugan. (JPG/PIA-Caraga)

Tagalog News: 20,670 school kits ipinamahagi ng 4ID, Phil. Army sa mga batang mag-aaral sa Caraga region

By Venus L. Garcia

BUTUAN CITY, Hulyo 1 (PIA) - Umabot sa 20,670 school kits ang ipinagkaloob ng 4th Infantry Division (4ID), Philippine Army (PA) sa mga batang mag-aaral na lumad at hirap sa buhay sa isinagawang Project Shoebox Distribution Ceremony dito sa lungsod ng Butuan nitong Huwebes, Hunyo 30, 2016.

Ang nasabing school kits ay naglalaman ng notebooks, lapis, krayola at iba pang pangunahing school supplies na siyang kakailanganin ng mga mag-aaral. Maliban pa sa school kits ay namahagi rin ang 4ID ng mga tsinelas sa bawat isa sa kanila.

Ang nabanggit na proyekto ay sinimulan noong 2012 na pinalaganap sa Luzon, Visayas at dito sa Mindanao sa kasalukuyan. Ito ay suportado din ng Department of Education, National Book Store Foundation at ng 2go Express.

Ayon pa kay BGen Paul Atal, assistant division commander ng 4ID, PA, ang proyektong Shoebox ay isang inisyatibo ng kapwa niya kawal na si Col. Thomas Sedano, battalion commander ng 4th Light Battalion Armor.

“Layunin ng proyektong ito ang makatulong upang maibsan ang problema sa pantustos sa eskwela lalung-lalo na yuong galing pa sa malalayong lugar upang makapasok man lamang sa paaralan,” sabi ni BGen Atal.

Ito ay bunga daw ng kagandahang loob na ipinamalas ng isang sundalo na bigyang kabuluhan ang bawat serbisyo hindi lamang sa pagpapalaganap ng peace, security at development kundi pati rin ang pagbibigay importansya sa social services component ng kanilang organisasyon.

Dagdag pa ni BGen Atal, hangad din ng Philippine Army na palakasin at palaganapin ang adbokasiyang Project Shoebox, sa tulong na rin ng iba pang partner stakeholders na handang makibahagi ng kani-kanilang kontribyusyon.

Samantala, ipinaabot din ng mga mag-aaral ng Consuelo Elementary School ang kanilang taos-pusong pasasalamat sa biyayang hatid ng Philippine Army. (VLG/PIA-Caraga)

Cebuano News: Mga opisyal sa Agusan Sur, nanumpa sa katungdanan

Ni Annah Sharon Rosales

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, July 1 —Pormal nang nanumpa ang mga bag-ong napili ug subling napili nga mga kadagkoan sa probinsiya alang sa laing tulo ka tuig nga termino sa nagkadaiya nilang mga katungdanan.

Ang mga opisyal sa lalawigan nga gipangunahan nila Gobernador Adolph Edward G. Plaza, 1st District Rep. Maria Valentina G. Plaza ug 2nd District Rep. Evelyn Plaza-Mellana nanumpa atubangan sa mga lokal nga husgado sa Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall sa kapitolyo.

Sa naandan, gisugdan ang mahinungdanong kalihukan pinaagi sa usa ka misa sa Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish Church sa Barangay Patin-ay ning lungsod nga gipasiugdahan ni Most Rev. Juan de Dios Pueblos, DD, Obispo sa Diocese of Butuan sa may alas 8:30 sa buntag.

Ang pagpanumpa ni Gobernador Plaza sa iyang ikatulo nga termino gipangunahan ni Judge Kimal M. Salacop, Presiding Judge sa RTC Branch VI.

Sa unang higayon, duha ka Kapitan ang nanguna sa pagpanumpa sa duha sa representante sa Agusan del Sur.

Si Climaco C. Rosauro, Kapitan sa Barangay Gamao, Bayugan City ang ni-administrar sa pagpanumpa ni 1st District Rep. Plaza samtang si Premo C. Lara, Kapitan sa Barangay Katipunan, Loreto ang administering officer ni 2nd District Rep. Mellana.

Si Judge Lou A. Nueva, Presiding Judge sa Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) ning lungsod ang ni-administer usab sa pagpanumpa sa mga Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members gikan sa District I nga sila Santiago B. Cane, Jr., Alfelito M. Bascug,. Edelberto D. Bastareche, Nestor L. Corvera, DMD ug Susan G. Gerona, DMD.

Siya usab ang nanguna sa pagpanumpa ni Provincial Vice Governor-Elect Samuel E. Tortor.

Si Judge Dymphna G. Labindao, Presiding Judge sa MCTC San Francisco usab ang nanguna sa pagpanumpa sa mga Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members gikan sa District II nga sila Edward P. Mellana, CPA, Hazel O. del Rosario, Gilbert G. Elorde, CE, Agusani A. Ananoria ug Edwin D. Demigillo, ME. (PGO-Agusan del Sur/PIA-Agusan del Sur)

Cebuano News: Lagnada pormal ng nanumpa isip bag-ong mayor sa dakbayan sa Butuan

BUTUAN CITY, Hulyo 1 (PIA) - Pormal nang nanumpa si Engr. Ronnie Vicente Conde Lagnada isip bag-ong amahan ning dakbayan atol sa gipahigayon nga inaugural ug oath-taking didto sa Almont Inland ning dakbayan.

Gisundan dayun ang opisyal nga pag turn-over sa renda sa panggamhanan nga gitunol ni outgoing Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. ug gidawat sa bag-ong Mayor sa dakbayan sa Butuan nga si halangdong Mayor Engr. Ronnie Vicente Lagnada nga girepresentahan ni Vicente Lagnada Jr., ang seremonyal nga yawe kagahapong adlawa Hunyo 30, 2016 sa gipahigayon usab nga Turn-over Ceremony sa City Hall Lobby.

Napuno sa bagang doot sa katawhan ang tugkaran sa City Hall diin gidawat sa mainitong palakpak ang bag-ong amahan sa syudad nga si Mayor Lagnada.

Sa iyang mensahi nga gipadangat pinaagi ni Vicente Lagnada, gipaabot sa bag-ong mayor ang dako niining pagpasalamat ngadto sa mga katawhan sa dakbayan nga misalig sa iyang liderato, diin iyang gisaad ang tinud-anay nga pagpangalagad sa katawhan ug paghimo sa kausaban og bag-ong kalambuan sa panggoberno. (LGU Butuan/PIA-Caraga)