Lobregat unveils P16.1-M Sibulao, Mangusu projects PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 January 2012 17:58

Consistent with his commitment in bringing development to the barangays, Mayor Celso Lobregat yesterday motored to the remote barangays of Sibulao and Mangusu, some 78 kilometers east of this city, to unveil P16.1 million worth of various infrastructure projects.

Lobregat first inaugurate the newly constructed covered court worth P2.4 million in barangay Mangusu. He later proceeded to the Dr. Diaz Memorial Elementary School to unveil the school fence amounting to P499,000 and later the pathway and drainage system worth P129,000 and P203,000, respectively at the Mangusu Elementary School.

From Mangusu, the mayor together with Archbishop Romulo Valles, who led in the blessing of the projects, Councilors Rudy Lim, Eddie Saavedra, Percival Ramos, Mayra Paz Valderrosa-Abubakar, VP Elago and Nonong Guingona proceeded to the interiors of barangay Sibulao, some 9 kilometers from the Vitali proper to unveil and turn over five road projects connecting Dabuy and Merloquet in amounting to P12.9 million.

As this developed the residents of Barangays Sibulao and Manguu headed by chairmen Pablo Ramos and Ismael Malik, respectively, expressed their thanks and gratitude to the city officials, especially Mayor Lobregat, for the many projects implemented in their barangays.

Despite the distance from the city proper, the city government displays its concern for the people in Sibulao and Mangusu through the implementation of enormous projects in the area.

Mayor Lobregat said more projects will be inaugurated this year in the different barangays of the city.”The projects inaugurated today are located in the interiors of the barangays. This goes to show that we are not only concentrating development in the center but also in the interiors”.

After the inauguration of the 9 projects, the mayor and delegation of city officials including Archbishop Valles and barangay officials from Sibulao trekked the road to Merloquet Falls, which is touted as one of the city’s natural attractions.

Mayor Lobregat said the Merloquet Falls is one of the attractions of the city that is included in the city’s eco-tourism program. — Sheila Covarrubias