MAGPET, COTABATO – Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU) of Magpet, Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) and Community Development Team of Alpha “Achilles” Company headed by 1LT Archelle T Cadimas under 72 Infantry “Gabay” Battalion facilitated the distribution of 90 individual goats to 30 beneficiaries coming from the People’s Organization organized by 72IB from different barangays of Magpet earlier this day, October 1, 2020 held at Gymnasium, Brgy Noa, Magpet, Cotabato.
The dispersal was spearheaded by the Office of the Veterinarian (OPVet) thru Dr. Belinda A Gornez, Veterinarian III under the “Masaganang Cotabato: Animal Dispersal Program of the Province of Cotabato” handed-over 30 modules of goats composed of 30 buck and 60 doe with a total of 90 individual goats to 30 beneficiaries from the barangays of Balite, Basak, Noa, Binay and Doles all of Magpet.
Prior to the distribution, a simple hand-over programme was graced by Hon. Rogelio Maranion, Municipal Vice Mayor and other representatives from OPVet, OMAG and the Office of the Governor and subsequently followed by a brief and simple orientation on the proper handling and care of said livestocks given to the beneficiaries.
The program of OPVet Cotabato was in line with EO 70, the Whole of Nation Approach to end local communist armed conflict focusing on the priority barangays. Moreover, it aims to improve the living conditions of the populace that were previously influenced and were organized as UGMOs by the Communist Terrorist Groups in providing livelihood projects to the residents.