The Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) Zambales Chapter headed by Liga President Romelino R. Gojo in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales under the leadership of Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V conducted the 2017 Provincial Liga ng mga Barangay Convention on February 14-16, 2017 at the Baguio Convention Center, Baguio City.
The activity was graced by Vice Governor Angelica Magsaysay, DILG Regional Director Julie J. Daquioag, Ph.D., CESO IV, DILG Task Team on Federalism namely Dr. Enerico Sampang and Ms. Dindi Tan and the barangay officials of the province.
With the theme “Gearing up for the Changing Times: A Glance at Federalism and Intensifying Campaign Against Illegal Drugs, the activity aims to prepare and equip the participants with knowledge on the current priority programs of the national government.
LNB President Gojo in his message urged the cooperation of all barangay officials saying “Magsama-sama at magkaisa para sa implementasyon ng mga programa ng pamahalaan”.
Primary programs and activities of the DILG were also given emphasis by DILG RD Daquioag. She praised the initiative of the LNB for conducting the event and remarked that Zambales is united and worked as a team.
The event also served as a venue to discuss the salient points of Federalism where the barangay officials eagerly listened and their queries were given clarification.