Lanao del Sur Governor Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr. said Tuesday, September 15, that he still monitors the day-to-day operation of the province even if he is isolated after being tested positive for coronavirus disease.
Adiong, who has been admitted at Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City, thanked his relatives, friends, colleagues in government and fellow Meranaos for sending him prayers and support in these challenging times.
“I am very much elated by the outpour of sympathy and this gave me the strength and resolve to recover immediately and continue serving our Province. Even in isolation, I am closely monitoring the day-to-day operation of the Province to ensure the smooth delivery of services,” he said.
Adiong reiterated his call to the residents to help protect each other and heed the advice of the authorities to always wear masks and face shields, wash hands, observe physical distancing in public places, and constant use of alcohol and sanitizers.