Caloocan grateful for ‘seal’ of Robredo
The people of Caloocan City have expressed gratitude to the late Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo for passing down through generations the Seal of Good Housekeeping award in 2011 and a component of a P70-million local government support fund (LGSF).
In a press statement, Mayor Enrico “Recom” Echiverri said the prestigious award has affirmed the city’s efforts to promote efficiency in local governance, accountability and transparency.
“The seal or marker is a significant milestone in the history of Caloocan City,” he said. The recognition bestowed by the Department of Interior and Local Government under the leadership of Robredo will help improve the lives of the constituents of the city through next generations, he added. The Seal of Good Housekeeping was initiated by the late secretary.
Caloocan City received the financial support of P70 million for the procurement of medical equipment at P15.6 million and construction of a two-story lying-in clinic at P15 million under the Millennium Development Projects, and repair and rip-rapping of a creek in Barangay 167 at P10.3 million and acquisition of basic emergency response equipment at P29 million.