KIAMBA, Sarangani (February 17, 2016) – Board Member-IPMR Fulung Fredo Pandian Basino gives an inspirational message during the 68th Foundation Anniversary celebration of Kiamba and 12th Timpuyog Festival on February 13. Basino said the recognition afforded the Indigenous Peoples by the government through Indigenous People Right Act paves the way for accelerated development of the IPs and integration into the mainstream governance system. Basino assumed office as Indigenous Peoples Representative (IPMR) in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) on November 3, 2015. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)