BONTOC, Mountain Province –This capital town is one of the Good Financial Housekeeping (GFH) passers for the year 2022, according to a recently released report from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
It can be recalled that the municipality has consistently passed the GFH since 2014 and had previously received the Seal of Good Housekeeping (now called Good Financial Housekeeping) in 2011 and 2012.
Further, the provincial government, as well as nine municipalities of the province, has also passed the DILG’s criteria for GFH.
The GFH seeks to recognize local governments that excel in financial transparency. It is one of the components of the DILG’s Seal of Good Local Governance introduced in 2014.
Mayor Jerome “Chagsen” Tudlong, Jr., relayed that good financial management is crucial in the further development of the community.
“This award manifests the commitment and dedication of the municipal government in ensuring that the funds are efficiently used for the betterment of our town,” he added.