As we usher in the year 2013, the entire workforce of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region IX is zealously renewing its commitment to continuously serve and provide its clientele quality, effective and efficient basic service delivery.
The various Programs, Projects and Activities (P/P/As) implemented by the Department shall be vigorously pursued in strong partnership with the Local Government Units (LGUs) in the entire Zamboanga Peninsula Region, all geared towards championing good local governance.
Programs which were previously launched by the Department which objectives are to promote transparency and accountability among LGUs such as the Full Disclosure Policy (FDP), Seal and Good Housekeeping (SGH) and Gawad Pamana ng Lahi (GPL), reaped positive gains resulting to more focused, goal-oriented and committed LGUs.
Further, these programs paved the way for the DILG and the LGUs at all levels through its local officials, to harmonize and coordinate their efforts towards the realization of the national goals and objectives, with the active involvement of the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
Message of the Regional Director
Consistent with the policy thrust of the Department under the stewardship of Secretary Jesse M. Robredo, the Department of the Interior
and Local Government (DILG) Region IX successfully implemented, without let-up, the programs, projects and activities (P/P/As) for CY 2011.
Despite the predicaments that we were confronted with in the various aspect of office operations, a team of disciplined, dedicated and hard working regional and field officers made possible, whatever success we have attained in order to realize and achieve our goals and objectives as an organization.
Contributory to the smooth implementation of the Department’s P/P/As at the local levels is th unwavering support of the local chief executives, civil society organizations, National Government Agencies (NGAs) and various stakeholders in the region, who have been our active partners in carrying-out our vision and mandate, and with whom, we have established solid partnership with.