TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte (PIA) – This city’s aviary is now open for public viewing at the Energy Park which is adjacent to the Department of Education (DepEd) Building and Bureau of Food and Drugs. The Birds’ Park displays African Lovebirds, Eclectus Parrots, White-Eared Brown Dove or Alimocon, Brahmies Kite or Banog, Red tailed Hawk, and Owl. City Mayor Rey Uy with Councilors Joedel Caasi, Oyo Uy, and Nickel Suaybaguio Jr. have visited recently the Bird's Park and have enjoyed feeding the birds. Uy commented that “it will be more educational for kids to encounter real birds in life form than simply see them in books or Internet.”
D.O.H. VOWS SUPPORT TO LANAO HOSPITALS
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte (PIA) – In his first provincial visit, Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Enrique Ona has pledged support the six district hospitals in the province of Lanao del Norte. The assurance came when Ona visited the Lanao del Norte Provincial Hospital in the town of Baroy on October 14. “Secretary Ona’s visit here just proves his concern for the well-being of our people,” Lanao del Norte Gov. Khalid Dimaporo said.
SULU LAWMAKER CALLS FOR PEACE
JOLO, Sulu – Rep. Nur-Ana Sahidulla (2nd District, Sulu) has called for peace in Sulu, following the eruption of violence on October 5, that killed four persons and wounding several others, including a police officer. Sahidulla also appealed to the police and military officials to take appropriate action against the people who have created trouble in the municipality of Bangui-ngui in Sulu province. “I appeal to Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo and the PNP (Philippine National Police) and AFP Armed Forces of the Philippines) to take a particular look at Bangui-ngui, Sulu and help us restore law and order in the area of conflict,“ she said.