The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recently distributed land titles covering 214 hectares, to 108 farmers in Brgy. Quezon in Tagbina, Surigao del Sur.
Regional Director Julita Ragandang expressed hope the DAR can give more.
“Your unity will help bring more support projects”, she added.
The distribution ceremony, which coincided with the 1st Araw ng Brgy. Quezon celebration, was attended by Surigao del Sur Governor Johnny Pimentel, Tagbina Mayor Generoso Naraiso, Regional Director Julita Ragandang and Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer II Benjamin Mataksil.
Governor Johhny Pimentel said that the distribution of land titles is a proof that the government under the Aquino administration is doing its job.
Tagbina Mayor Generoso Naraiso said that the 1st celebration of the Araw ng Brgy. Quezon in Tagbina is a celebration of joy.
Margarita Caindoy, 67, one of the recipients, expressed joy upon receiving her land title, along with eight other members of her family. “I have been a farmer all my life. Thanks to DAR, now I have a land I can call my own”, she added. (Joie L. Ceballos)