ARD Suyko participates in the mass oath-taking of Barangay Officials in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur

Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Wilhelm M. Suyko of DILG XI gave a message during the mass oath-taking led by Mayor Alexis C. Almendras on  June 28, 2018 at Sta. Cruz Municipal Gymnasium.


ARD Suyko, PD Baldovino with the Municipal Mayor Alexis. C. Almendras and other Municipal Officials.


Left to Right – Vice-mayor Jaime Lao, Jr., ARD Wilhelm M Suyko and Mayor Alexis C. Almendras during the singing of the Philippine National Anthem.

“A good leader in a barangay embraces and does good actions. You should have enough knowledge so you can serve your people better,’ ARD Suyko said.


ARD Suyko discussing the BNEO towards GREAT Barangays to the Newly-elected barangay officials.

He also introduced the Barangay Newly-elected Officials (BNEO) towards Grassroots Renewal and Empowerment for Accountable and Transparent (GREAT) Barangays Program. This is a program under DILG which aims to train barangay leaders and to prepare them for their roles and responsibilities.


The 144 Barangay Officials of the Municipality of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur during their Oath-Taking at the Municipal Gymnasium.


Municipal Mayor Alexis Almendras led the mass oath-taking for the newly-elected barangay officials of Sta. Cruz.

The theme of the activity is “Commitment for Change towards the Development of Communities.” 18 Barangay Captains and 126 Barangay Kagawads attended and took their oaths. Their term will officially begin on June 30, 2018 at 12:00 noon. ( JGP)