Beng gifts Tumaga with drainage system PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 November 2011 13:42

Flooding problems during heavy downpour will be lessened and controlled with the completion of a drainage system at barangay Tumaga courtesy of the District I congressional office.

Costing P1 million, the drainage system project, constructed near the Forest Lake Memorial Park in Tumaga is expected to help control floods during heavy rains. It is sourced through the Priority Development and Assistance Fund (PDAF) of House Deputy Speaker for Mindanao Beng Climaco.

Climaco formally turned over the drainage system project to the residents of Tumaga headed by their chairperson Carolina Gaganting, Wednesday, November 9. Present during the ceremony were District Engineer Merham Acas and other barangay officials. 

The drainage system is one of the priority projects identified by the residents themselves during consultations and dialogues conducted by the congresswoman in the area.

“We always make sure that all projects in the barangay are relevant to the needs of the people. I am very happy that the barangay officials have been very helpful during consultations and have brought their concerns to me. In this way, we are able to address their concerns aptly,” Cong. Climaco stressed.

Today, the lady solon will inaugurate another drainage system project, this time at barangay Camino Nuevo. The project is also worth P1 million.

These projects are intended to help lessem flooding in the barangays.

The other day, Cong. Climaco turned over a road concreting project in barangay Sta. Maria. A few days after she unveiled two foot bridge projects—one located in Rio Hondo and the other in Mariki—which was done simultaneously with the turnover of plastic chairs and Islamic Reading materials to the elementary schools in the two villages. — Marvin Segura