AgNor residents benefit from 'Amomang Agusanon' program

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 27 (PIA) – Over 500 Agusanons from Barangay Olave in the Municipality of Buenavista, Agusan del Norte expressed gratitude to the provincial government for reaching their area and for providing them with needed services and relief goods.

Punong barangay Jerry Daal Escobilla of Olave thanked the government and the 23rd Infantry Battalion (23IB) for the support provided to the residents to improve their way of life.

“I am thankful to the government for supporting the residents by giving their needs and I assure the government that we will also do our part in supporting their efforts in attaining lasting peace and development in the area,” Escobilla said.

According to 23rd IB Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Julius Cesar Paulo, the outreach program conducted in the different barangays in the province of Agusan del Norte is part of the government’s effort to eliminate insurgency and improve the peace and order situation in the area.

During the activity, the residents received relief packs containing vitamins for the children and pregnant, canned goods, hygiene kits and many more. The said activity also formed part of the Amomang Agusanon Program and the anniversary celebration of the AGUSAN UP, the 8-Point Development Agenda of the province under Governor Dale B. Corvera.

Gov. Corvera also expressed his full support for the passage of the NTF-ELCAC budget in order to totally eliminate the insurgency in the country.

It can be recalled that Governor Corvera issued Provincial Resolution No. 514-2020 entitled “Resolution Expressing Strong Support for the Inclusion in the General Appropriations Act for CY 2021 the Funding for the Identified Recipient Barangays Under the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) in the Amount of Twenty Million Pesos (P20,000,000.00) per Recipient as part of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) Initiatives and Programs." (NCLM/PIA-Agusan del Norte)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (

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