Official statement of North Cotabato Gov. Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza on the distribution of CLOAs to ARBs in her province:
The historic CLOA distribution on Saturday was a good year-end gift from the government to people of Cotabato Province.
The provincial govt of cotabato genuinely supports the national government’s land reform program as we believe in this administration’s sincerity to address landlessness, which is among the main roots of conflict in our country.
We, in the provincial government and the people of Cotabato Province, are grateful and honored that no less than the President grace the historic event.
To the beneficiaries, cultivate and nurture your lands for the future of your children.