December 2, 2014, Meeting held in Capitol Building by the Provincial Nutrition Office headed by Ms. Marelene C. Garcia carrying the Theme “Advocacy on Malnutrition Reduction Program “ by the DOST, As opening, an invocation by Mr. Leo Cicero V. Pellejo, followed by the singing of the Philippine National Anthem lead by Ms. Edna Agustino. The highlight of the said meeting was to inform constituents of Zamboanga Sibugay Province, that, the Province was the First Province of Region IX who adopted and accepted the Malnutrition Reduction Program of the DOST, Where; It introduces Rice and Mongo as nutritious food, The production of “ BIGMO” curls for all ages consumption, A “ BIGMO ” powder was also produced for infants and babies, from 0 to 6 months old, then 6 to 1 year old, cooking like fridge. These product are being process in the plant, Situated in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay. Resourse Speaker were: Ms. Joyce R. Tobias a Supervising Science Research Specialist, Ms. Julieta B. Dorado, Nutrition Intervention Strategy, Ms. Rowena V. Viajar, Science Research Specialist II, Present on the meeting were: Atty. Nicerio A. Napigkit, representing the Provincial Governor, Board Member Dr. Eufemio Vic Javier, Jr. , and other Key Employee of the Provincial Capitol. After the meeting the three guest speakers were interviewed by Mr. Ronnie Kim Porras, Simultaneous Telecast aired over PTV 11 and Magic 103.1 FM TeleRadio, at News at 12 program.
The Governor of Zamboanga Sibugay with the Heads of the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police formally signed yesterday at the Provincial Capitol a joint resolution declaring Zamboanga Sibugay as a conflict manageable and development ready province.
The joint signing ceremony which formally expresses the acceptance of full responsibility in sustaining the gains of Internal Peace and Security Operation of the AFP to the local government was spearheaded by Gov. Wilter Y Palma, Provincial Governor of Zamboanga Sibugay, with Brigadier General GERARDO F BARRIENTOS JR, Commander of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division and Police Chief Superintendent EDGAR O. BASBAS, Regional PNP Director as the primary signatories of the said declaration.
16 October 2014 at the Capitol Building’s Center Podium, Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, where Senior Citizens from all of points of Zamboanga Sibugay, gathered once again to celebrate the contribution and accomplishments our elderly has done in building the community and the nation as well and recognizing their strengths as a vital factor in the continuous trek towards progress especially in the province. The Provincial Government of Zamboanga Sibugay with ATTY. WILTER YAP PALMA, spearheading the affair thru the enormous effort of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) headed by Ms. CHERLITA A. GARATE made it sure that the activity would end up a memorable and tribute full one for our dear Senior Citizens in appreciation of their remarkable contribution to the society. It is by providing them with free reading glasses, enrollment in the Point of Care Program of the Governor, and providing them with festive ambiance so they may be able to relax and free from worries for even just a day.