Gov Marcos Manotoc inks usufruct deal with DILG
As part of the Provincial Government’s efforts to fortify its relationship with other government agencies, Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc signed the Deed of Usufruct Agreement with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), led by Regional Director James Fadrilan yesterday, February 27 at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall, Laoag City.
The said agreement grants DILG’s land utilization request, for their soon to rise Provincial Office, in accordance with the Provincial Resolution No. 086-2020 which was approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan members, presided by Vice Governor Cecilia Araneta-Marcos.
“We understand their role of carrying out mandates and functions to the different Local Government Units (LGUs). We have a close relationship with the DILG so we look forward to a healthier and mutually beneficial relationship with them,” Gov. Marcos Manotoc stated during the Usufruct Agreement Signing Ceremony.
The 500-square meter lot to be occupied by the DILG is a property of the Provincial Government located at Brgy. Sta. Joaquina, Laoag City.
DILG Regional Director Fadrilan acknowledged the generosity of the Provincial Government and pledged to continue working with them in providing quality government services:
“Today marks the beginning of a new significant chapter in our organization. For the past years, palipat-lipat kami ng opisina sa mga public spaces. Ang Provincial Government ay isang malaking biyaya sa amin. With this act of generosity and support, we commit to be your matitino, mahuhusay, at maaasahang katuwang sa pamamahala, in pursuit of excellence.”
The immediate construction of the DILG Provincial Office has been approved by the DILG Central Office and will soon provide direct and more efficient services to the Ilokanos.
DILG employees from the province, cities, and municipalities, along with the Provincial Capitol department heads and staff witnessed the signing ceremony. – Stewart C. Ocampo, PGIN-CMO