Tagum receives SGLC for its good governance

Nov. 09, 2016

TAGUM CITY, Philippines – The City Government of Tagum was conferred the 2016 Seal of Good Local Governance which showed the local government’s improvement of financial administration, disaster preparedness and social protection.

Tagum is among the 306 local government units in the Philippines that were given the highly-coveted seal out of the 1,672 local governments nationwide, according to a City Information dispatch Tuesday.

The conferment of the award was conducted following a rigid validation process based on a set of stringent requisites embodied in the guidelines in relation to the 2016 Seal of Good Local Governance.

In a fitting ceremony held in Manila, no less than Senator Sonny Angara and Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno led in congratulating the City Government of Tagum for being among the 51 highly urbanized and component cities in the country to have passed the DILG’s test on good local governance.

In recognizing the good governance performance of the City of Tagum, the DILG is slated to release an unspecified amount as Performance Challenge Fund to finance the development projects of the cit. (davaotoday.com)

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