ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 4, 2021 –OWWA 9 is now officially ready to provide services to the OFWs, their families and dependents starting January 18, 2021.Due to the increasing number of  Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) as an attached agency of Department of Labor and Employment intensifies its presence in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte as a Family Welfare Officer is now assigned in DOLE Liloy Satellite Office.

This development responds to the concerns of the people particularly the OFWs from the far-flung municipalities in the 3rd District of Zamboanga del Norte. 

This is made possible through the efforts of the Local Government of Liloy Honorable Mayor Roberto L. Uy, Jr.  and the initiative of the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Director Atty. Roy L. Buenafe and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Director Ron Lionel M. Bartolome.

Clients may now visit OWWA 9 Office located at 2nd Floor Municipal Hall of Liloy, DOLE Liloy Satellite Office, Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte.

For queries and concerns, clients may contact Ms. Virna Mae Rosal, Family Welfare Officer (FWO) thru contact numbers 0905-771-4421/0946-323-5504. END

*With report from Atty. Butch C. TormisDOLE Zanorte