Aguhob assumes as new DAR-9 director PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 13:13

The outgoing Regional Director of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Zamboanga Peninsula Julita A. Ragandang has officially turned-over the mantle of authority to her successor Engr. Felix B. Aguhob recently.    Speaking at the turnover ceremony, Assistant Regional Director (ARDA) Atty. Ramon E. Madronal paid special tribute to Ragandang for her contribution to transform and improve the lives of the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in the three provinces of the region.

Ragandang said she has no regrets leaving the post, having served as the Regional Director for 10 years.    She mentioned the numerous challenges she faced during her administration and said that she was proud to leave with clean hands, noting that her legacy to be astute and diligent public servant will forever remain in the hearts of the people she worked with.

Meanwhile, the incoming Regional Director Aguhob expressed delight and lauded Ragandang for the remarkable achievements during her term. “The only permanent thing in this world is change, and I’ am ready for this challenge.” And in order to win the respect and admiration of people, one must be respectful, skillful, and dedicated to public service”, he noted.

He also pledged his fullest commitment as he assumes the responsibility to implement the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program in Region IX as the new regional director. The ceremony was attended by key officials and employees of DAR from the Provinces of Zamboanga del Norte, Zambongadel Sur, ZamboangaSibugay and DAR officials and representatives of Region X.