Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Councilors Lilani Ramon and Joe Kenneth Arbas accepted the award given on behalf of the city government and the Local Council for the Protection of Children for adopting and implementing policies and programs that promote and enhance protection of children’s rights and welfare.

The ceremony was held this morning at the Capitol Social Hall in Cebu City that was also attended by Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla, Deped City Division Supt. Evangel Luminarias, DILG Cluster Head II Farah Diba Gentuya, officers of the City Social Welfare Office led by Rousanna V. Duran and Joel Delmo of the Youth Home.

It was announced that the city government through the efforts of the Local Council for the Protection of Children passed the 2017 Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit conducted jointly by the Department of Interior and Local Government and Department of Social Welfare and Development based on the consistent delivery of social services on child and youth welfare.