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SNSU Hosts National Seminar- Workshop on RA 9184

SNSU Hosts National Seminar- Workshop on RA 9184

A national seminar-workshop on RA 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act, Updates and Revised IRR, organized by the Office of CHED Commissioner Jo Mark M. Libre, was held on March 3 & 4, 2023 at the Philippine Gateway Hotel, Km.2, Surigao City, hosted by the Surigao del Norte State University in coordination with Caraga State University(CSU), Northern Mindanao State University( NEMSU) and Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology ( ASSCAT).

Commissioner Libre with SUC Presidents
Comm. Jo Mark M.Libre and SUC presidents under his charge in a photo op during the national seminar-workshop on RA 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act

 

Comm.Libre engages the attendees during the workshop session
Comm.Libre engages the attendees during the workshop session

 

The said event was attended by 331 participants from 24 SUCs who are under the charge of Comm.Libre. SUC presidents, vice-presidents, BAC members, and other officials were present.

Comm.Libre with male presidents
The SUC presidents present during the event and CHED Commissioner Jo Mark M.Libre

 

Sulu State College Dr.Charisma Ututalum with her opening remarks
Sulu State College Dr.Charisma Ututalum with her opening remarks

Dr. Charisma Ututalum, president of Sulu State College did the opening remarks on the first day of the seminar-workshop followed by messages from Dr. Nelson P. Cabral, Vice President of PASUC Mindanao, Hon. Ronnie Azura from the Office of Se. Francis Joseph “Chiz” Escudero, City Councilor Christopher “ Boyet” Bonite, who represented Surigao City Mayor Hon. Pablo Yves L. Dumlao II, and Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Christopher P. Tripoli, who came on behalf of Provincial Governor Hon.Robert Lyndon S. Barbers.

In his message, Comm. Libre enumerated some advices regarding the conduct of procurement processes which he addressed to BAC Chairs, BAC members and secretariat, and SUC Presidents. To the presidents, Comm. Libre advised, “never accept any snacks or gifts from bidders, never invite bidders to bid, and have time to reflect on and double check all documents before signing any notice of award.” The commissioner likewise encouraged universities and colleges to reach out and talk to each other and share their best practices regarding RA 9184.

Commissioner Libre Outside of the circle as SUC presidents discuss things
The SUC presidents in discussion about RA 9184 as Comm.Libre listens

 

Speakers during Day 1 of the seminar workshop, introduced by SNSU president Dr. Gregorio Z. Gamboa, Jr., were from the Office of the Solicitor General, namely: Assistant Solicitor General Justice James L. Cundangan, Senior State Solicitor Atty. Leney Layug-Delfin, State Solicitor II Atty, June Abigail Dela Cruz, and State Solicitor Atty.Gift S. Mohametano.

SNSU Chorale
The SNSU Chorale performs during the opening program and welcome dinner on March 3,2023 at the Pansohoton Function Room of the Gateway Hotel

 

Comm.Libre, gives an award to SNSU for being the host university
Comm.Libre, gives an award to SNSU for being the host university

 

Comm. Libre gives advices on procurement processes
Comm. Libre gives advices on procurement processes

 

Following the series of lectures was a welcome dinner, hosted by SNSU at the Pansohoton Hall of Gateway Hotel which featured performances from the SNSU Chorale and SNSU Lingas Sagedsed Ensemble.

SNSU President Dr.Gregorio Z. Gamboa,Jr. ( on stage, 7th from left)and SNSU Colleges (below, 1-12th, from left)
SNSU President Dr.Gregorio Z. Gamboa,Jr. ( on stage, 7th from left)and SNSU Colleges (below, 1-12th, from left)

 

ASG James Lee Cundangan stresses some very important points
ASG James Lee Cundangan stresses some very important points

 

Attendees share their ideas and experiences of the BAC process during the workshop
Attendees share their ideas and experiences of the BAC process during the workshop

 

Those who gave a talk on the second day of the seminar were Senior State Solicitors Atty. Roel Vincent G. Castro, Atty. Lilian C. Abenojar, Atty. MA. Teresa Ana V. Bermejo, and State Solicitor II Atty. Carlos Vincent C. Trinidad, all from the Office of the Solicitor General. The closing remarks was delivered by Dr. Ambrosio B. Cultura, University of Science and Technology(USTP) president.

Each of the speakers receives a plaque of appreciation or commendation
Each of the speakers receives a plaque of appreciation or commendation

 

Speakers and lecturers during the seminar-workshop take the time to answer some questions during the open forum
Speakers and lecturers during the seminar-workshop take the time to answer some questions during the open forum

Dr. Gamboa in the meantime said that SNSU is proud to have hosted such a big and prestigious national event and he is grateful to the SNSU team for their full cooperation and support.

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