LSB okays 2024 ZPRAA, Division meet, reading program budgets

Mayor John Dalipe convened Friday, February 2, the Local School Board to discuss updates on the preparation for the Zamboanga Peninsula Regional Athletic Association (ZPRAA) Meet, which Zamboanga City will host after 18 years in April this year.

Also discussed were the upcoming Division Meet on Feb. 15-17, Mayor’s Reading Program and the Alternative Learning System (ALS).

The Board likewise passed three separate resolutions—one, approving the P27.600 million budget for the city’s hosting of ZPRAA; the other was endorsing the P2.4 million allocation for the Division Meet, and third, approving the P13.6 million funds for the reading program.

Present were Councilor Rogelio Valesco, chairperson of the Sangguniang Panlungsod’s Committee on Education, Youth Commissioner and SK Federation President Carol Julianne Dalipe, Federation of Public School Teachers and Parents Presidents Dickson Oreo and Salvador Patricio, respectively, Division Office officials and non-teaching personnel representative Al-
Rahimin Kenoh, among others. (Vic Larato)