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Gov Unabia, SP ready to enroll 10,000 scholars for MisOr students

BY GERRY LEE GORIT

MISAMIS ORIENTAL – Governor Peter M. Unabia announced that the province and the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board members have already approved to accept 10,000 scholars from poor but deserving tstudents of the province.

During the 17th IKNB PAGLAUM General Assembly “Tema: PAGLAUM sa Edukasyon” “Iskolar Ko Ng Bayan” held at the Provincial Capitol  Grounds, Misamis Oriental Wednesday February 14. 2024, Governor Unabia has confirmed the 3,559 scholars in attendance out of the 5,000 active scholars in the whole province of Misamis Oriental.

The activity was also graced by 1st District Representative Christian S. Unabia, 2nd District Representative Yevgeny “Bambi” Emano, Board Member Gerardo P. Sabal III, and all other dignitaries, invited guests and employees of the Provincial Capitol.

17th IKNB PAGLAUM GENERAL ASSEMBLY “Tema: PAGLAUM sa Edukasyon” Governor Peter M. Unabia and Rey Buhisan First District Provincial Board Member Misamis Oriental at the Provincial Capitol grounds on Wednesday Feb. 14. 2024. Photo by Gerry Lee Gorit

The governor, during his speech, challenged students to give importance to the sacrifices of their parents as they always want to give their children to become professionals.

He said finishing their college education is the ultimate way to prove to their parents that they value their sacrifices even in the hardest times of their lives because of poverty.

“This is an opportunity nga kamong tanan maka iskwela. Palihog bugtii ang ilang kahago. Palihog pagtarong mo ug iskwela,” the governor told the scholars in attendance.

EMANO’S ORIGINAL PROJECT
The governor reminded the scholars that IKNB was originally started by former Governor Yevgeny “Bambi” Emano but he continued it because he saw that this is a great opportunity for the poor but deserving students to finish college.

During the term of former Governor and now Congressman Bambi Emano, it was named “Iskolar Ko Ni Bambi” or IKNB but during the incumbency of Governor Unabia it was renamed “Iskolar Ko Ng Bayan,” with the same acronym.   

The people and provincial officials in attendance were also entertained with dances and contests. There was also a raffle of a 32 inches TV and cash prizes that also made the activity livelier and interesting for everyone, most especially the 3559 scholars in attendance and their parents.

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