ZAMBOANGA CITY — In consonance with Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello‚Äôs commitment to construct and build offices for DOLE in every city and province, one thousand (1,000) square meters of government land will be donated to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 9 for the construction of the DOLE Zamboanga Sibugay Field Office.

The Provincial Government of Zamboanga Sibugay through Governor Atty Wilter Yap Palma and DOLE 9 Regional Director Atty. Roy L. Buenafe formally inked a Memorandum of Agreement for Deed of Donation involving a portion of land located at Capitol Complex, Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay with an approximate area of 1000 square meters.

Though the MOA, the DOLE may now begin constructing the building.

In his speech during the ceremony, Governor Palma, allocated funds amounting to 5 million pesos as the provincial government’s counterpart for the construction of the new DOLE building. He also committed to provide heavy equipment and personnel for the groundbreaking of the site.

DOLE 9 Regional Director, Atty. Roy Buenafe, thanked the Provincial Governor for his overwhelming support given to the DOLE. RD Buenafe, in his message during the ceremony committed to consistently provide quality service of DOLE programs and services to all Sibugaynon. END