Sulu handed new school division office
JOLO, Sulu — The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, through the Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education, has formally turned over a new three-story school division office to Sulu province.
MBHTE Minister Mohagher Iqbal said the new building aims to provide security, protection, and adequate facilities to education officials in the Sulu Schools Division office.
“They play a major role in stabilizing our education system, and their safety and satisfaction is one of our top priorities,” Iqbal said.
He added that the newly constructed building was funded under the BARMM Special Development Fund 2020. Iqbal also reported that Sulu Province currently has 39 high schools, 418 elementary schools, and 20 annexes.
MBHTE Director General for Basic Education Abdullah Salik, Sulu Gov. Abdusakur Tan, and Sulu Schools Division Superintendent Kiram Irilis led the turnover ceremony on Monday.
Iqbal emphasized that the school division office is vital in strengthening the education system in Sulu, serving as a home to an impartial and quality education system.
For his part, Governor Tan expressed his gratitude to MBHTE for providing Sulu with a new Schools Division Office building.
“We thank BARMM-MBHTE for giving us this new schools division office building. This is the best Schools Division Office building so far, (I think) in the whole BARMM,” Irilis said.
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