Gov. Mang Sali receives TUPAD cheques for provincial beneficiaries


The Politiko happily received the assistance for the local community.

Tawi Tawi Governor Yshmael “Mang” I. Sali and selected local chief executives personally received the funds for the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantaged (TUPAD) Workers Program on Saturday in Bongao, from the Department of Labor and Employment IX.

Atty. Rudy Buenafe, DOLE-9 Regional Director, and the Office of Congressman Rashidin Matba awarded about 11 million worth of cheques to the Provincial Government, and to some municipalities in Tawi-Tawi to provide temporary work and compensation to constituents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

First Lady Jumda A. Sali, BCPCH Commissioner Elmasia Lipae-Madjilon, Provincial Board Members, Tawi-Tawi MOLE OIC Haipa Jumdain, PLGU office heads, and municipal representatives witnessed the simple ceremony.