Libi

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MESSAGE

It is with the great pride and honor in behalf of Barangay Libi to express our great deepest gratitude to the Provincial Government and Local Government Unit of Malapatan in spearheading this timely and rare kind of program where participants from different sectors of our community were encouraged to promptly and actively participate in order to achieve and realize the common aspirations of having a sustainable development and peace in the community.

We cannot simply deny the facts, that Honorable Mayor ALFONSO M. SINGCOY Sr and the members of the Local Legislative Body joined hands in trying to solve the existing core causes of the different needs and problems of the locality.

The creation of the Municipal Barangay Development Planning Team Group under the supervision and guidance of the Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator , to do the task, is a clear indication of sincere and heartful support to transform and uplift he living condition of the constituents

Once again, thank you.

In the Public Service,

MIKE P. MAGUAN

Punong Barangay

Before and after the war (world war II) Datu Maladian Bagan alyas “KLANG BULOL” lived in the mountain of Libi called DATAL MALAH which means Plain Pepper, with children and some of the followers. Some of his son like Fulong Palalisan Maladian and other of his followers were been utilized as a guerilla soldiers to fight against the Japanese soldiers who want to conquer the Philippines.

In the year 1946, after the liberation , Datu Maladian Bagan, together with his clans and followers, transferred and discovered the place. He named it “LABE” getting its name to a certain Palm tree called Labe that grow near the source of spring. The place was composed of an area of 5,000 hectares more or less and almost half of the area owned and claimed by Datu Maladiam Bagan.

In the year 1948, Mayor Ireneo Santiago and Municipal councilor Quinto of Dadiangas now Gensancity, appointed Datu Maladian Bagan as councilor of the B'laan people covering Lun Padidu, Lun Masla and Tuyan when Dadiangas and Glan municipality has its common boundery at Lout Creek.

In the year 1949,Labe/Libi was been recommended into barrio by Mayor Santiago and councilor Quinto and prior to its approval the 2 municipalities Dadiangas and Glan , relocated their boundaries and barrio Libi was full under Glan municipality under the mayorship of hon. Jose Hombrebueno. On the approval of the said creation, the name labe was alredy changed in Libi and its approved last July 27,1949 by virtue of executive order no 250 by president Elpidio Quirino.

On the same year, Datu Maladian Bagan and his olders son Fulong Palalisan Maladian donated his 2 hectares of land for school site and immediately a school building was been constructed through bayanihan system which named LIBI Primary School. Early in the year 1950, the school was opened for classes and Mr. Modesto Escalada and Mrs. Valencia Galvez were the first teachers who handled classes and almost 98 % were B'laan and 2% were Muslims and Christian pupils.

On the same year, Fulong Palalisan Maladian, was appointed as Tenyente del Barrio until he became the successor of Datu Maladian Bagan, when he died last July 15, 1954.

Back to year 1949 – 1950, a few Christian come headed by Mr. Elpidio M. Cablitas who came from the Visayan Island. During those days, the B'laan people were not yet civilized and still using their customs and traditions. As years go on. Christian brothers were make friends to the B'laan people, particularly to Datu Maladian Bagan so that they can acquire land for them to tilled so some were given and some not.

In the year 1953, Mr. Elpidio Cablitas, married to Mina Maladian the youngest daughter of Datu Maladian Bagan,were he got his eleven (11) children.

In the year 1952, Rev. Mocatcat and Pastor Terrado , introduced Protestant religion in the area and they were accepted by the said datu and some of his children were baptized and it was the beginning of their Christian life.

In the year 1958-1966, Mr. Juanito Bonao was appointed as Tenyente del Barrio and has no proper barrio councilors.

In the year 1969 of January 27, the said barangay was be enseparated from municipality under republic act no. 005823.

In the year 1969-1970, Mr. Primo Jamis was been elected as Barrio Captain and councilors namely: Mr. Anaclito Gonzales, Luis Cadiz, Palalisan Maladian , Sina Emba, Eufrosino Opeña Sr. and Ricardo Gonzales.

In the year 1971-1982 Mr. Cababa A. Palalisan was elected as Barangay Captain with councilors namely: Eufrosio Opeña Sr., Mateo S. Maguan, Luis Cadiz, Alegado T. Maladian, Dominico Suico and Eleutirio Icawalo and Macario A. Palalisan has been appointed as Barangay Secretary and Mrs. Juanito Opeña as Barangay treasurer and they were serving for 12 years, and that was during the Martial Law.

In the year 1983-1988, Mr. Elpilito M. Cablitas has been elected as barangay captain with councilors namely: Luiz Cadiz, Ricardo Gonzales, Liberato Icawalo, Calara Balara, Eufrosino Opeña Sr. and Mr. Guinang Fucal Mr. Jamie Gonzales the appointed barangay secretary and mrs. Juanita Opeña the barangay treasurer.

In the 1989-1994, Mr. Mateo S.Maguan has been elected as barangay captain with his concilors namely: Guinang Fucal , Gindoy Singcala, Eufrosino Opeña Sr. Apolinario Delabahan, Ernesto Palalisan, Calara Balawa and Carlito Singcala the elected sangguniang Kabataan Chairman Mr. Macario Palalisan as Barangay Secretary and Rafael T. Caliwang the appointed Barangay Treasuer.

In the year 1994-1997, again Mateo S. Maguan has elected with councilors namely: Guinanga Fucal, Gindoy Singcala, Armando Galngan, Apolinario Delabahan, Eufrosino Opeña Sr. Modesto Balawa, Elpidio Cablitas Jr. and Clarito S. Palalisan the SK Chairman Mrs. Adilina P. Durban the barangay Secretary and Rafael T. Caliwang the Barangay treasurer.

In the year 1997, again Mateo S.Maguan has been elected and with a councilors namely: Modesto Balawa,Guinang Fucal, Elpilito M. Cablitas, Alegado T. Maladian , Gil Maguan, Gindoy Singcala and Basca Calayon and Clarito Palalisan remain an SK Chairman Mrs. Adelina Durban as Secretary and Rafael Caliwang as Treasurer.

BARANGAY ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Barangay Libi

2002 – 2007

 

Mateo S. Maguan - Barangay Captain

Carlito Singcala - Barangay Council

Basca Calayon - Barangay Council

Martin Tico - Barangay Council

Jonilo Galngan - Barangay Council

Elino Apollo - Barangay Counci

Orlando Edan - Barangay Council

Mark L. Palalisan - Barangay Council

Rey Lloyd M. Caliwang - SK Chairman

Macario A. Palalisan - Brgy. Secretary

Rafael T. Caliwang - Brgy. Treasurer

2007 – 2010

 

Mike P. Maguan - Barangay Captain

Guinang Fucal - Barangay Council

Ruel M. Palalisan - Barangay Council

Hanival T. Maguan - Barangay Council

Carlito D. Singcala - Barangay Council

Basca Calayon - Barangay Council

Mark L. Palalisan - Barangay Council

Eduado M.Caliwang - Barangay Council

Dolor G. Caliwang - SK Chairman

Macario A. Palalisan - Brgy. Secretary

Rafael T. Caliwang - Brgy. Treasurer

Health Jane M. Caliwang - Brgy. Clerk

 

2010 – 2013

 

Mike P. Maguan - Barangay Captain

Paquito Fucal - Barangay Council

Ton Ton Fucal - Barangay Council

Hanival T. Maguan - Barangay Council

Carlito D. Singcala - Barangay Council

Ruel M. Palalisan - Barangay Council

Mark L. Palalisan - Barangay Council

Lorna G.Caliwang - Barangay Council

Norie Mae T. Maguan - SK Chairman

Macario A. Palalisan - Brgy. Secretary

Rafael T. Caliwang - Brgy. Treasurer

Health Jane M. Caliwang - Brgy. Clerk

 

2013 – 2016

 

Mike P. Maguan - Barangay Captain

Alfonso S. Melecio - Barangay Council

Hanival T. Maguan - Barangay Council

Irene M. Singcala - Barangay Council

Edney C. Palalisan - Barangay Council

Ruel M. Palalisan - Barangay Council

Paquito M. Fucal - Barangay Council

Ton Ton Fucal - Barangay Council

 

Eleanor C. Janubas - Brgy. Secretary

Norma N. Opena - Brgy. Treasurer

Hally Jane M. Caliwang - Brgy. Clerk

Darwin G. Caliwang - Brgy. Tax Collector

Rafael T. Caliwang - BRK

Macario A. Palalisan - Brgy. Administrator

 

Location and Total Land Area

Barangay Libi is one of the 12 barangays of Malapatan, Sarangani Province. It is bounded on the East by barangay Kinam, Sarangani Bay on the west, Barangay Lun Masla on the North and barangay Tuyan on its South. It has 9 puroks/sitios which are Punta 4, Sudlon, Libi Proper, Molo, Rancho, Klambog, Balnigi, S'lawag and Dulaw.

The total land area of Barangay Libi is 1,516 hectares. It is divided depending on the land use; forest/timberland is 852.50, croplands 305.24, built up area 6.76, roads 6.60, rivers/creeks 8.25, and pasture lands 336.65.

 

About Malapatan

Malapatan is a first class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 72,386 people. As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 35,569 voters.

Malapatan is bounded on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the east by Davao del Sur, on the north by Alabel, and on the south by Glan.