A total of 156 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) who qualified under the screening process took their oath before Honorable Judge Rolando G. Sandigan, Municipal Trial Court in Cities and signed their Application to Purchase and Farmer's Undertaking (APFU) on October 24, 2014 at the Rendezvous Function Hall in Masbate City. The 156 ARBs were composed of 18 farmers from Barangay Sinalongan, 80 from Asid, and 58 from Malinta. All of them are tenants and farmers of Arnaiz Realty, Inc. and Nuestra Señora del Carmen Marble which comprises of 109.8385 and 371.0676 hectares respectively.
True to the provision of Section 60 of DAR Administrative Order No. 7, series of 2011, Edwin C. Yanzon, OIC-MARPO of DARMO-Masbate City and his staff arranged the transportation of the ARBs to ensure their attendance to the oath taking ceremony. This was just one of the many preliminary activities that they effectively planned and executed which greatly contributed to the success of the event.
Masbate City Mayor Rowena R. Tuason attended the said event to show her full support to the Department of Agrarian Reform and to the farmer-beneficiaries of Masbate City. Also present during the activity were key officials of DAR-Masbate Provincial Office headed by OIC-PARPO II Samuel R. Ongcal, Jr. (RAL-PIO)