Barangay Secretaries of Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Lanao del Norte attended a Three-Day Training held in Iligan City. This aimed to enhance their capabilities on case analysis on Barangay Justice System or Katarungang Pambarangay.
Cluster Head Mary Jean Y. Quibranza of Department of the Interior and Local Government – Lanao del Norte administered the activity. Other participants are from the municipalities of Lala, Linamon, Kauswagan and Tagoloan.
The training initiated to strengthen and improve barangay governance and administration with the help of the barangay secretaries. This is in consideration of the role of barangay secretaries as vital links in the advancement of national government program thrusts to the communities and the promotion of good local governance and autonomy.
Barangay Justice System helps decongest the regular courts and works mostly as “alternative, community-based mechanism for dispute resolution of conflicts,” also described as a “compulsory mediation process at the village level”.
The participants of SND was being assisted by MLGOO Alele Palao with the full support of municipal officials headed by Mayor Ulwan Dimaporo.