PBA urges barangay officials to align dev't programs with SHEEP
General Santos City (19 February) -- Mayor Pedro B. Acharon, Jr. has urged barangay officials to align development programs of their baranay with that of the city's GenSan SHEEP Development Agenda.
In his message to barangay officials attending the Seminar-Workshop for Barangay Officials this week, Acharon eleborated on the importance of Social Transformation; Human Empowerment; Environmental Security and Regeneration; Economic Diversification; Paticipatory Governance and Transparency.
The mayor also stressed that the workshop is intended for newly-elected barangay officials to know their responsibilities.
He said that a barangay captain is also a local executive who should work within their powers and budget.
"You were elected by your constituents because they have high hopes for you to bring the community into peace, development, and prosperity," Acharon said.
He also urged the barangay officials to help promote the program called "One Barangay, One Product" and the program of first lady Dra. Rose Acharon called "One Barangay, One Flower".
The Seminar-Workshop on Local Legislation for Barangay Officials was made possible through the initiative of Hon. Lourdes Casabuena, President of Liga ng mga Barangay, SK Federation President Hon. Jane Calunsag and the Department of Interior and Local Government-Gensan. (cpio/ping aponesto/PIA SarGen) [top]