AUGUST 17, 2018, ZAMBOANGA CITY – As of October 6, 2017 the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) issued the official list of the certified Good Financial Housekeeping Passers official list for the Province of Basilan, including its selected municipalities.

The municipal government of Lantawan being a compliance to Full Disclosure Policy Program(FDPP) of the DILG-ARMM since 2015 received the certificate of passer and an appreciation from the representative of the provincial DILG who personally congratulate the leadership of Lantawan during the pre-evaluation period of 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) conducted at Executive Hall, Municipal Complex, Atong-Atong, Lantawan, Basilan Province. The FDPP focal person of Lantawan Hja. Nena L. Namla was applauded by other officials who are around that day.

The Municipal Administratix Hja. Tahira S. Ismael-Sansawi, remarks: “Yan ang mga empleyado ng Lantawan ginagawa lahat ang mga trabaho nila” (That’s our Lantawan employee doing all their works.) and also the FDP focal person Hja. Nena L. Namla, commented: “Thanks to my colleagues who always support me by accomplishing their reports before deadline, namely the Human Resource Management Officer, Municipal Engineer, Municipal Treasurer, Municipal Accountant, Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer and the Bid and Award Committee”. Their great contribution and participation on the success of this program pave the way for Lantawan to be among the LGUs inside the list of 2017 Good Financial Housekeeping Passer in the Province of Basilan.

With the leadership of honorable Mayor Rustam M. Ismael the fiscal administration of Lantawan shall continue to play a vital role in reaching out the goal for better and good local governance. His administration shall continue to demonstrate transparency particularly in the field of financial reporting spearheaded by the Local Finance Committee thru compliance of the mandated FDP program implemented by DILG nationwide.