(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 16 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 310 km East Northeast of Davao City (8.3°N, 128.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Mindanao. 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains. 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 Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Wednesday, 6 September 2023

IPMRs take oath in Las Nieves, AgNor

LAS NIEVES, Agusan del Norte -- Hawudon Armando Una, on his second term as municipal Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR), and Manigaon Mario A. Una, barangay IPMR of Marcos, Calo, in Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte, took their oath before Mayor Karen S. Rosales on September 4, 2023 at Las Nieves Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall.

Both IPMRs from the Manobo IP communities  committed to serve the indigenous cultural community as the voice of the people in the local legislative council and policy making bodies.

Hawudon Armando Una was hailed as one of the 2022 Most Outstanding IPMRs in Agusan del Norte even when he has only served more than one year in office. It was during his term when the NCIP Las Nieves Satellite Office was established. 

Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Myrna Libao expressed her support to the ICCs/IPs of Las Nieves. She reminded that as IPMRs they are now officially public servants of the government. She announced that funding will be allocated in support of the upcoming IP celebration on October this year.

The Certificates of Affirmation were turned over to the IPMRs by Atty. Fritzie Lynne Sumando, regional legal officer, together with Atty. Keith Galvez, regional IPMR focal person and Janiecel Tagnoay, officer-in-charge of Las Nieves Satellite Office.

Also present during the ceremonial oath-taking were the Manobo indigenous political structure namely, incumbent barangay IPMRs of Las Nieves Agusan del Norte, and Sangguniang Bayan members headed by Vice Mayor Virgilio Escasina Jr. (PIO Las Nieves/PIA Agusan del Norte)