More than 2,000 Barangay Service Point Officers (BSPO) from the 42 municipalities and one component city of Iloilo province filled the Pototan Astrodome in Pototan, Iloilo on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 for their annual BSPO Congress. Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Third District Congressman Arthur Defensor, Jr. graced the event which gathered the BSPOs for a day of recognition and fun-filled activities.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. released a total of P14,674,500 as financial assistance for various programs and projects to 13 municipalities covering 174 barangays of the province on Monday, May 15, 2017.
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Sec. Guiling Mamondiong (left) pays Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Sec. Mamondiong is in Iloilo City for the regional launching of the Barangay Kasanayan para sa Kabuhayan at Kapayapaan (BKK).
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Thursday (Sept. 22, 2016) met again with the displaced fish vendors from Dingle, Iloilo offering them a win-win solution as regards their problem which they have accepted. The governor met with Dingle mayor Jessie Alecto and other officials recently where he brought the concerns of the fish vendors. The fish vendors have agreed to occupy the two stalls offered by the municipality where they could temporarily sell fish while the public market is under construction.
Pavia Mayor Michael B. Gorriceta receives from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a check worth P3 million for the rehabilitation of Balabag-Buyo provincial road in Pavia, Iloilo on Thursday, September 22, 2016.
Cabatuan Mayor Ronilo Caspe receives a check worth P2 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. for the improvement of the town's multi-purpose building which will be used as an evacuation center in the event disasters occur on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.
The dream of the more than 300 families in Brgy. Sag-on, Miag-ao, Iloilo to have a water system in their village is now a reality. On Friday (September 9, 2016) Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and his wife Cossette led the inauguration of the water system which was funded by the provincial government.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. graced the inauguration of the 5.67 megawatt solar power plant of Cosmo Solar Energy Inc. (CSEI) in Brgy. Narat-an, Miag-ao on Thursday, September 8, 2016. It is the first solar power plant established in the province of Iloilo and the entire Panay and Guimaras islands.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, with personnel from the Provincial Population Office (PPO), turn-over the symbolic key of responsibility for the Hive Teen Center in San Rafael National High School to San Rafael Mayor Roberto Belleza, Jr. and the school officials on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. The Hive Teen Center is the 39th teen center established in the province of Iloilo under his leadership.
Another dream is about to be fulfilled in the town of Tigbauan, Iloilo following the ground breaking of the 7.89 kilometer Parara-Jamog far-to-market road on Thursday, August 18, 2016. The occasion, graced by Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., signals the start of the project which is expected to be completed after 167 calendar days.