HON. MAYOR BAI PRINCESS RIHAN MANGUNDADATU SAKALURAN
First and Foremost, allow me to express my sincere thanks and lasting gratitude to the entire people of this municipality for giving me the overwhelming mandate to be your Chief Executive of this beloved municipality. Without your mandate, I am your mayor of this municipality and given me the utmost authority and opportunity to serve you all through the spirit of a strategic public service.
With this highest mandate delegated to me as your mayor, it is imperative upon me to perform my duties and responsibilities to serve you all and address all your needs in accordance to the powers and functions stipulated under the law.
Considering myself as a new Chief Executive on this political and public service arena, it is imperative upon me to know the true essence of public service in accordance with the constitutional and local government unit mandates. Basically, knowing that “Public Office is a Public Trust and Public Officials must all times be accountable to the people, serving them with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty, efficiency, act with patriotism, justice and lead modes lives. Knowing all these mandates as your mayor is very basic, but, it doesn’t ends here but knowing how to develop and enhance the human and natural resources for sustainable development and healthy environment through addressing your needs to have a better and quality of life is my primary concern. And for me, this is my primary function as your manager and your leader in this potential and rich municipality. Of course, with the strategic partnership of our newly elected officials, municipal heads, employees and the peace loving and hardworking people of Lutayan, our collegial vision and mission of this municipality is certainly achieved.
Of course also with the help of our provincial government of Sultan Kudarat, regional and national government, Line Agencies, Academe, Civil Society Organizations and all sectors of our society.
Developing fully the municipality of Lutayan is a very challenging and interesting task to me. With the great potentials of this municipality, particularly in agricultural and fishery, tourism, diverse tribes, human development and mineral resources.
Our strategic direction is aligned with that of the strategic direction with the provincial government of Sultan Kudarat. On Economic Sector, making Lutayan as one of the premier food basket in the province and the region through agri-fishery production, viable investment enterprises and agri-fishery machineries and infrastructures. On Social Sector, making every constituents of Lutayan healthy and educated through addressing their health care needs and access to free education and basic services. On Environmental management, making the municipality a safe and resilient place to live with sound disaster risk reduction management programs, projects and strategies.
Our vision of Lutayan that states “We envision Municipality of Lutayan, as a dynamic, empowered and progressive community of healthy and God-loving people, living in a peaceful and ecologically balanced environment, amidst socio-cultural diversities and moving towards sustainable development through good local governance.”, and Everyone of us has a great important role to play to strategically attained this Vision.
With the guidance of my mentors (my family), I am, your Chief Executive is the driver of good governance. The legislative council is authors of quality legislations and policies, competent human resource are the prime movers of developmental programs and projects, and the constituents are our advisers on what are their true needs that we are going to address and deliver.
Through a strategic public management leadership of a cohesive bureaucracy of the municipality of Lutayan, our strategic directions for the people are achieved and good governance is delivered with accountability, transparency, rules of law and active participation of the people.
Let us strengthen our core values, believe in our respective competencies, let us work hand-in-hand, and always be guided by our Almighty Allah, our collective Vision is reachable and visible to everyone.
Panatilihin nating mapayapa at matiwasay ang ating munisipyo para hihigit pa itong uunlad tungo sa ating magandang buhay.
Magandang Buhay po sa Ating Lahat! Maraming Salamat Po!