With its notable accomplishments and continued dedication, the Ministry of Human Settlements and Development, the Housing Arm of the BARMM, through its provincial office in Tawi-Tawi, received a plaque of appreciation during the MANGgagawa Awards: Gabi ng Parangal at Pasasalamat, on March 10, 2023 held at the Henry V. Kong Gymnasium, MSU Sanga-Sanga, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi.

Engr. Sabturani U. Bakil, MHSD-Tawi-Tawi Provincial Director (PD), represented the Ministry in accepting the plaque, and expressed his gratitude to Hon. Gov. Yshmael “Mang” I. Sali on behalf of Minister Atty. Hamid Aminoddin D. Barra and the rest of the MHSD for the award.

“From the very start, it has been an honor working with the wonderful people of Tawi-Tawi. To my MHSD Team, I always cherish your untiring efforts in performing your tasks in spite of all the challenges you’ve been facing. As a result, we have been chosen as MANGgagawa awardee. Your hard work will definitely bring you to the level of success that you deserve,” PD Bakil expressed.

Headed by Gov. Sali, the MANGgagawa Awards is an occasion to recognize agencies, institutions and individuals who significantly contributed to the development for the Province of Tawi-Tawi and its people. The ceremony celebrated growth, empowerment and success.

Deputy Minister Aldin H. Asiri also attended the ceremony with PD Bakil, who were accompanied by Engr. Mohammad Alzcher N. Hamsiraji and Administrative Aide Amilhamja B. Junaid.

“To my MHSD Family, and our kindhearted Minister Atty. Hamid Aminoddin D. Barra, words will not be sufficient to express our thoughts in thanking you all for the continuous support and guidance,” PD Bakil said.