LTO-9 releases 765 fuel subsidy cards in Zampen PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 16:48

The Pantawid Pasada cards released by the Land Transportation Office-9  to public utility jeepney owners and operators in the region has reached 765 or an equivalent of 44 percent as of July 26. 

Seven hundred six of the  benefficiaries are from Zamboanga City, 53 are from Zamboanga del Norte, four from Pagadian City and two from ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.
LTO-9 Director Aminola P. Abaton reiterated his appeal to beneficiaries in the region to get their Pantawid Pasada cards at any LTO District Office and bring photo copies of pertinent documents,  authenticated certificate of registration, franchise and  identification cards.

Abaton said that LTO chief Asec. Virginia Torres will introduce a new program dubbed as  “ Road to Change” . ROAD stands for (R) Reform Agenda, (O) Organizational Excellence, (A) Advocacy Partnership and (D) Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.

The program is intended to remind people on road safety and prevention  on accidents  because millions of people in the country died in accidents in the past.
Meanwhile, Noel M. Noche, head of the  LTO-Zamboanga City District Office, reported to Abaton that his office registered an increase in revenue collection for the January-June period compared to the same period last year.

Noche’s office collected P 47,217,794.92 compared to only P 44,106,402,68 in 2010.    Target collection for January-June 2011 was only P 44,665,744.
On the other hand, Regional Law Enforcement Chief Olloy Jalaluddin warned that his office will enforce fines and penalties  on tricycle drivers  overcharging their passengers, or arrogant, discourteous and  lack of discipline.

He also warned drivers not to engage in gambling while on rest because it is the cause of overcharging their passengers. — Allen Abastillas