SGLGBORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, April 4 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) awarded six Local Government Units (LGUs) of Eastern Samar, the 2015 Seals of Good Local Governance (SGLG) during the Provincial Development Council (PDC) and Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) joint meeting on March 29, 2017 at the Governor’s Conference Hall, Provincial Capitol, this city.

The DILG – Provincial Director of Eastern Samar, Mr. Jude Allan Villero handed out the award to the six LGUs of Maydolong, Balangkayan, Llorente, Sulat, Can-avid, and Oras through their Local Chief Executives.

According to Mr. Villero the SGLG challenges local governments to pass four-core areas namely: financial administration, disaster preparedness, social protection, peace and order and at least any one of the following: business friendliness and competitiveness, environmental protection or tourism, and culture and the arts.

He further disclosed that the SGLG entitles the recipient LGUs to a package of incentives like access to Performance Challenge Fund of projects and other national performance-based programs for their municipalities.