The Politiko and the LGU was hailed as one of the model local government units by the DSWD.
Agusal del Norte Governor Maria Angelica Rosedell Amante – Matba and her provincial team recebtly won big at the Implementing Protective Programs and Services awards given by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The LGU was awarded with the Gawad sa Paglilingkod sa Sambayanan (GAPAS) award.
DSWD Secretary Rolando Bautista personally handed the award to Gov. Angel during the awarding at the Land Bank of the Philippines Auditorium in Manila. The GAPAS award is given to exemplary LGUs for outstanding programs and employment facilitation models under DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program.