SDS Arsenio T. Cornites, Jr., CESO V, at the RELC-II podium, answers queries relative to their immediate plans for the resumption of office operations.

BUTUAN CITY- January 17, 2018

In the aftermath of the fire that totally razed the main building of Agusan del Norte Division office in the afternoon of January 7, 2018, division employees worked together to restore operations the following working day.

On Monday, January 8, 2018, Agusan del Norte Schools Division Superintendent Arsenio T. Cornites. Jr., CESO V, gathered all division employees at the Regional Office –RELC II where he gave the official statement on the situation, as well as his immediate plans of action.

In her on-line message the night prior, OIC-Regional Director Dr. Beatriz G. Torno, CESO IV, thanked SDS Cornites for his prompt action. “God will make a way for a new building as the Execom is updated on the incident,” Torno said. “God will replace your valuables in His perfect time,” she added.

During the briefing, Dr. Fidela Rosas, CESO V, OIC-Assistant Regional Director, assured the division employees of her full support as she re-echoed Dr. Torno’s commiseration and deep concern for their plight.

Rosas also offered the facilities of the regional office such as the RELC-I, RELC-II, including the open spaces within the complex as temporary offices for the affected division employees.

Dr. Isidro M. Biol, Jr., CLMD Chief, also encouraged the division employees to feel free to use the other facilities in the regional offices such as printers, desktops, laptops, projectors, water dispensers, toilets, and whatever it is that could help them perform some tasks.

The Cash Section, Budget and Accounting Section, and Finance Section are temporarily housed at RELC-I; the CID section at the left wing of Men’s Dormitory across RELC-II; the Legal Section at the Library, and the Superintendent’s Office at the third floor.

– By P.A.U.