PANABO CITY, Davao del Norte – Mayor Engr. James G. Gamao congratulated the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) for winning the Best Peso in Region XI under the component city category during the Monday convocation on January 25 at the New City Hall lobby.
The actual awarding ceremony was conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region XI headed by Regional Director Joffrey Suyao held last January 11, at Big 8 Corporate Hotel in Tagum City.
PESO manager Cherelle Espinosa stressed that the Panabo City will represent the Region for the best PESO in the Philippines on October 2016 at Cebu City.
Among the special awards recognized were: Best in the implementation of Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) and Pre-Employment Seminar for Local Applicants (PESLA), Best in National Skills Registration Program (NSRP) and Best in Implementation of Special Recruitment activity.
According to Espinosa, PESLA program provides basic steps and information to local applicants by conducting an orientation on filling of requirements for their employment, while SPES give student-beneficiaries a chance to earn and this will help them with their educational expenses.
Meanwhile, City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) Head Jeanette Lamoste presented the certificate of 100% Excellent Financial Liquidation on Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) cycle 4, which is awarded to LGU Panabo last December 2015 at the DSWD Regional Office, Davao City.