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Castillejos, Zambales. Barangay Nagbunga, Castillejos, Zambales headed by Punong Barangay Romeo D. Calimlim Jr. conducted their Barangay Assembly on October 9, 2016, 3:00pm at the Barangay Plaza. The barangay was identified as the Provincial Showcase of Zambales for the 2nd Semester Synchronized Barangay Assembly of 2016 with the theme “Para sa Isang Tunay na Pagbabago, Mag-MASID, Makisali at Makiisa sa Isang Maka-MASAng Asembleya”.
PB Calimlim delivered the State of the Barangay Address (SOBA) highlighting the barangay council’s accomplishments for the past semester and the future plans and programs to be implemented.
PB Calimlim said that the barangay officials only serve as managers of the barangay and the residents are all stakeholders who each have a part to carry out.
“Kami po ay manager lang ng barangay at kayo ang mga stakeholders, at kailangan po na magtulungan tayo para po maachieve natin ang isang mapayapa at maunlad na barangay” said PB Calimlim.
DILG Zambales Cluster Team Leader Deborah A. Mangayan read DILG Secretary Ismael Sueno’s message to the barangay. She said that the current priority of the administration is the focus of the Department’s MASA MASID program where everyone’s commitment is enjoined.
MASA MASID is envisioned to unite different organizations in creating a safer and drug-free community in the country. This program stresses the importance of multi-sectoral linkages in communities in combating the spread of illegal drugs, as well as corruption and criminality.
Also present during the Barangay Assembly are MLGOO Kristine Joy B. Pesimo, P/Insp. Edwin Bumanglag, BFP SFO2 Menandro Sebastian, representatives of the Philippine Army and other guests.
The regular conduct of Barangay Assembly is pursuant to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2016-124 and in consonance with Proclamation No. 260 dated September 30, 2011.