Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo was commended recently by the Southern Philippines Muslim Development Association international organization for peace and development for his efforts in addressing peace, unity and development in the province.

The governor received the Peace and Humanitarian Award, was appointed global ambassador for peace and unity, and conferred the title Honorary Noble of the Royal Dynasty, by His Royal Highness, Datu Camad Ali, world founding chairman, president and chief executive officer of the association.

Degamo said he is happy that the effort of his administration in addressing issues and concerns for peace and development in the province was recognized by Muslims locally and abroad.*JFP