Angel Amante-Matba Biography, Age, Family, Achievements

Angel Amante is a Filipino politician. She is currently serving as governor of Agusan del Norte Province in Caraga Region, Philippines. Previously, she represented the second legislative district of the province in congress.

In the May 13, 2019 election, she ran under the ruling PDP-Laban Party and defeated her own brother Erlpe John Amante who ran under the Nacionalista Party. She ran for governor in the May 9, 2022 elections and won over two independent candidates.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Maria Angelica Rosedell Malbas Amante-Matba
Nickname –> Angel
Birthdate –> April 16, 1970 (Age 52)
Hometown –> Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Family Background and Childhood
Father –> Former Congressman Edelmiro Amante
Mother –> former Cabadbaran City Mayor Rosario Malbas Amante
Brother –> Former Congressman and Governor Erlpe John Amante
Spouse – Tawi-Tawi Governor Rashidin H. Matba

Educational Attainment
College – Trinity University of Asia
Course – Nursing
Graduate School – Father Saturnino Urios University in Butuan
Course – Master in Public Administration (MPA)

Work Experiences
2019-Present – Membership in 12 House Committees including Agriculture And Food, Basic Education And Culture, and Women And Gender Equality
1995-2004, 2013-2019, 2022-Present – Governor, Agusan del Norte
2004-2007, 2010-2013, 2019-2022 – Congresswoman

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 4123 – AN ACT FOR THE REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT AND SECOND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF AGUSAN DEL NORTE INTO THE LONE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF BUTUAN CITY AND THE LONE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF THE PROVINCE OF AGUSAN DEL NORTE

House Bill 4630 – AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY CASIKLAN IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LAS NIEVES, PROVINCE OF AGUSAN DEL NORTE

House Bill 5500 – AN ACT UPGRADING THE MINIMUM SALARY OF GOVERNMENT NURSES AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL

House Bill 5501 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE AGUSAN DEL NORTE PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL IN BUTUAN CITY, PROVINCE OF AGUSAN DEL NORTE INTO A LEVEL III TEACHING AND TRAINING HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE AGUSAN DEL NORTE GENERAL HOSPITAL AND TRAINING CENTER AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 5502 – AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY SONGKOY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF KITCHARAO, AGUSAN DEL NORTE

House Bill 5503 – AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY PANGAYLAN-IP IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SANTIAGO, AGUSAN DEL NORTE

House Bill 5504 – AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY CROSSING IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF KITCHARAO, AGUSAN DEL NORTE

House Bill 5893 – AN ACT PROVIDING THE MAGNA CARTA OF BARANGAY ANIMAL HEALTH WORKERS

House Bill 5894 – AN ACT DECLARING JULY 28 OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN CABADBARAN CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE “CABADBARAN CITY DAY”

House Bill 5895 – AN ACT REQUIRING ALL GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PLANT AT LEAST ONE TREE AS A PREREQUISITE FOR GRADUATION AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

RELATED: List Of Philippine Congressmen and Women, 2019 – 2022

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See also: Famous People from Agusan Del Norte

Angel Amante Matba
Angel Amante Matba (Credit: Congress)

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