Celso distributes 4 vehicles in Vitali PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 14:04

“We do not make commitments if we cannot deliver”.

Thus declared Mayor Celso Lobregat yesterday, as he distributed four units of 4x4 pick up vehicles to the second batch of recipients of the community, environment, livelihood and security and order program in the barangays in Vitali District. 

The barangays of Licomo, Vitali, Tigbalabag and Tictapul are the second batch of recipients of the vehicles. The first batch of barangays which received their vehicles April 26 were the barangays of Taluksangay, Sibulao, Tolosa, Tagasilay, Mampang, Mangusu and Lansones.        

Mayor Lobregat was with Councilors Lilia Nuno, Nonong Guingona, Mike Alavar, Percival Ramos, Eduardo Saavedra, Rudy Lim and Abdurahman Nuno when he turned over the vehicles after the blessing rites in front of the Vitali Church Tuesday morning.

The provision of the vehicles is form part of his administration’s commitment to help and assist the barangay sector the continuous implementation of projects including the release of vehicles for use in the community, environment, livelihood and order programs.

During the turnover, the mayor also exhorted the barangay chairmen to utilize the vehicles for governmental use only and to properly take care of the facility.

For their part, barangay chairmen Lito Alavar of Vitali, Eduardo Decaloyloy of Licomo, Rolando Ofendoreyes of Tigbalabag and Anastcio Cabayacruz of Tictapul expressed gratitude to Mayor Lobregat and members of the City Council for initiating the project and for allocating funds for the purpose.

To reciprocate the commendable projects implemented for the barangays, the village chief said they will always support the Lobregat administration in
all its plans and programs for the city of Zamboanga.

All of them in their individual messages said no other mayor and administration has delivered such tremendous projects in the barangays than Mayor Lobregat.

“El di amon suporta, talli lang siempre con este administracion hasta kuando”, the village chiefs declared.

The 4x4  vehicles cost P997,500 each. The City government has allocated over P90 million for the pick up vehicles for the 90 mainland barangays and multicab and pumpboat units for each of the 8 island barangays.

The distribution of the vehicles is covered by conditions set in a memorandum of agreement signed by Mayor Lobregat and the barangay officials concerned. — Sheila Covarrubias