Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. released a total of P44,111,815.24 in financial assistance to schools and various barangay projects in the province on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The financial assistance to schools came from the Provincial School Board (PSB) funds which amounted to P38,083,815.24. The amount went to 96 elementary and secondary schools scattered in 27 municipalities.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the new SB Member of San Miguel, Iloilo Richard Claude Villarico replacing his brother Robert Lee Villarico who passed away recently. Witnessing his oath taking on Monday (Nov. 2, 2017) is San Miguel Mayor Marina Gorriceta (4th from left) and members of his family.
Newly appointed Sangguniang Bayan member of Leon, Iloilo Bayani Cabrias takes his oath of office from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. in the presence of Mayor Rolito Cajilig, Second District Board Member Demy Sonza and Mrs. Stella Monique Cabrias. SB Member Cabrias replaced Eric Camposano who recently migrated to the United States of America.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias turned over checks as counterpart fund for various projects under the KALAHI-CIDDS in 13 barangays of Concepcion, Iloilo amounting to P1.9 million and for the enhancement of the Teen Center at Roberto H. Tirol High School in Brgy. Bacjawan Sur, Concepcion, Iloilo in the amount of P100,000 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
The gold medalists in the China Primary Math Olympiad held in Zhejiang, China in July 2017, Andrea Hope Uy (left) of Iloilo City and Recsan Triumfante of Tigbauan, Iloilo, pay Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Friday, August 4, 2017. Aside from getting the gold medal, Uy, who is a Grade 7 student at Assumption Iloilo, also brought home one silver and one bronze medal. While Triumfante, who is a Grade 7 student at Kinaadman Learning Center in Tigbauan, also took two bronze medals.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the new set officers of Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Iloilo Confesor Council, namely, Bingawan Vice Mayor Matt Palabrica - Chairman, Jesus Decolongon, Jr. - 1st Vice Chairman, Dr. Nelson Pomado - 2nd Vice Chairman, Eric Dumdumaya - Secretary, Dr. Renato Alba - Treasurer, Ahmed Pama - Asst. Treasurer, Angelo Tanoy - Auditor and Romulo Supeña - Asst. Auditor on Thursday, August 3, 2017. The Council also appointed Gov. Defensor as its honorary chairman.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of Sangguniang Bayan member Felizardo Amigable, Jr. of Janiuay, Iloilo on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. SB member Amigable replaced his father Felizardo Sr. who passed away recently. He was accompanied by his mother (holding the bible) and sister.
Newly appointed Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary Roy Cimatu (4th from right) accompanied by DENR-6 regional director Jim Sampulna (2nd from right) and other department officials pay Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Cimatu, who was appointed by Pres. Duterte just last week, was all praises for Gov. Defensor's programs and projects geared towards the protection and conservation of the environment.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. welcomes the barangay officials of Brgy. 125 and Brgy. 126 in Caloocan City who paid him a courtesy call on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The barangay officials visited the province to learn about Gender and Development programs.