Mr. Wilfredo "Boy" Homicilliada, private sector co-chair of the Provincial Development Council, shows the plaque bearing the Posthumous Recognition bestowed by Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. to former Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-6 regional director Luis M. Molavin in recognition of his valuable support to the various programs of the province of Iloilo during his time given during the PDC meeting at Casa Real on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. At right is Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) chief Mario Nillos.
Awards, Incentives and Accreditation
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Board Member Demetrio Sonza unveil the marker for the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) obtained by Iloilo province last year. SGLG is given by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to local government units with exemplary performance in different areas of governance. Iloilo province has obtained the SGLG for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016).
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., Vice Gov. Christine Garin and provincial government department heads rejoice after receiving the Hall of Fame Award in this year's Excellence in Local Governance Awards (EXCELL) from Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 6 regional director Anthony Nuyda (8th from left) and other DILG executives on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. The province of Iloilo won the Best Performing Province award for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
- James Michael U. Young – Grade 11
- Maria Crischen P. Perono – Grade 11
- Elian Roi H. Ledesma – Grade 10
Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. received the Pinoy Icon 2016 Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Awardee for Government Service from the Junior Chamber International (JCI)-Regatta during the commemoration of the 118th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence on June 12, 2016 at SM City Iloilo.
Outstanding provincial government scholars, development partners, and women achievers were honored during the Pasidungog 2016 which is part of the 115th Semana sang Iloilo celebration on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The occasion held at the historic Casa Real, the old Iloilo Provincial Capitol, served as a tribute to the contributions and milestones of distinguished Ilonggos who have given their best for Iloilo province
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Soliman congratulates Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. for being a Hall of Famer in the Gawad Parangal of the Association of Local Social Welfare Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. (ALSWDOPI). Defensor received the Most Outstanding Governor award for a third consecutive year at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Also in photo are PSWDO chief Dr. Neneth Q. Pador (left) and Mrs. Cosette Defensor (right).
The Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. (ALSWDOPI) conferred on Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. the Most Outstanding Governor award in its 2016 Gawad Parangal. The awarding was held during the 20th ALSWDOPI National Convention and General Assembly at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 where DSWD Sec. Dinky Soliman was the guest of honor.
ILOILO - The leadership of Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. has achieved another milestone this year after it bagged the coveted Seal of Good Local Governance in an awarding held at Casa Real on Wednesday. The governor along with the chief executives of Passi City, Miagao, Banate, Concepcion and Lemery were conferred with the Seal that was conceptualized as performance management tool by late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo in 2012.
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. together with the department heads of the Iloilo provincial government and the officials of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) pose for posterity after receiving the Seal of Good Local Governance and the P7 million Performance Challenge Fund in the awarding ceremony organized by the DILG at the Casa Real de Iloilo on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.