THE DEPARTMENT OF the Interior and Local Government (DILG), this city through the City Local Government Operations Officer (CLGOO) Paulina S. Gadiano extolled the success of the synchronized barangay assembly last December 11.
Gadiano said the success of the activity was attributed to the active and inspiring participation of the barangay officials and the constituents.
The 54 barangays of Pagadian City, Gadiano said have conducted barangay assemblies in their respective barangays as monitored by their office.
Gadiano said she was very happy that all of barangays have complied the order of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III in his issued Proclamation Number 74, ordering the newly-assumed barangay officials to sit down with their constituents and discuss with them pressing issues and concerns in their respective barangays.
In the barangay assembly, Gadiano said I urged the barangay officials to observe transparency, responsiveness, accountability and participation in the performance of their duties, adding that “these four tenets of good governance will properly address poverty and eradicate graft and corruption.”
Gadiano added that they (barangay officials) have also recited the “Panunumpa” before their constituents to show their unity with the program of the DILG dubbed as “Biyaheng Pinoy: Tapat na Palakad, Bayang Maunlad,”
She lauded Tawagan Sur thru Punong Barangay Mendatu B. Marcaban Sr. for holding the assembly in their barangay on time. The assembly started at 8:30 in the morning, it was gathered.