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This resolution was endorsed by the Gambang Barangay Council chaired by Paquito Alvaro, Bakun Mayor Marcelo B. Contada and Provincial Governor Nestor Fongwan.
The resolution was also personally delivered to the provincial and regional offices of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) by Mayor COntada, Brgy.
The oath taking was facilitated by Mayor Contada, assisted by Brgy.
An amount of P1.5-million was turned ...
An amount of P1.5-million was turned over by Undersecretary Edgar Galvante, Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) executive director, to Bakun Mayor Marcelo Contada for his town's sericulture livelihood program.
Subsequently, a memorandum of agreement (MOA) regarding the financial support was signed by Galvante, Contada, DDB vice chairman and permanent board member Undersecretary Romeo Vera Cruz, and Bakun Vice Mayor Victor Bag-ayan.
Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan, Bakun ...
Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan, Bakun Mayor Marcelo Contada and LHC Executive Director for Operations Christopher B. Sangster signed the MOA. # Kim Quitasol for NORDIS
BAKUN Mayor Marcelo Contada ...
BAKUN Mayor Marcelo Contada said he did not issue any endorsement to the exploration project of mining firm Royalco Philippines, contrary to the claim by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP).
was issued a certificate of pre-condition by the NCIP, following the consent given by the affected communities in Barangay Gambang.
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According to Contada
, the Municipal Government has left the decision to the people on whether or not to allow the plan.
"We left the decision to the people.
Our stand was to let them make the decision.
If they allow the project, then we would go with them, if they don't then it's their decision," he
The mayor met with his
constituents last Wednesday, particularly those who are raising objections against the mining exploration, to discuss their concerns.
"We want to reconcile the conflicting stands of our people," he
mining exploration project in Gambang
was endorsed by the council of elders in the village.
Mayor Contada said another round of consultation is needed so the local government could settle the contradictions among the people.
According to Mayor Marcelo ...
According to Mayor Marcelo Contada, the LGU wants to meet with all the sectors involving the operation of the Royalco Mining Corporation in the municipality particularly in barangay Gambang.