This year the province of Surigao celebrated its 112th Foundation Anniversary at Surigao del Norte Convention Center last May 15, 2013 under the administration of Hon. Governor Sol F. Matugas.
With the theme “Celebrating our rich heritage and sustaining the gains of development onwards ‘Ang Bag-ong Surigao’”. In her speech, the lady governor emphasized the great contributions of the first governor until the present time. The Governor also stressed that the Provincial Capitol Compound will be turned not only as home for the Provincial Officers offices, but also as the “Bayay nan Surigao” which is a Museum where the collections of prior governors’ works and attributes will be displayed.