Dipolog mayor thanks Pnoy for visiting her city PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 25 April 2013 11:19

Dipolog City Mayor and Regional Development Council 9 Chair Evelyn T. Uy thanked President Aquino for coming to Dipolog last Thursday to lead the groundbreaking of projects at Cogon Park.

Uy disclosed that the implementation of the projects at Cogon Park is aimed at  boosting Dipolog’s tourism industry Among the developments that will be implemented are the camping ground for tourists, electicity lines, trekking area and the beautification of the Sungkilaw waterfalls. The  Cogon Park road network will also be developed for education purpose for forestry students. The projects are also for the  protection and preservation of the environment  and other outdoor tourist activities.

Uy, who is now on her last term, is expected to complete all her projects including the the  Corazon C. Aquino Hospital that has a 100-bed capacity, a sports complex in Barangay Olingan, tthe three-kilometer boulevard from 1.5 kilometers length, bypass road of the city to the municipality of Polanco connecting highway going to Pagadian City in  Zamboanga del Sur and a wharf in Barangay Galas.

According to Uy, the wharf in Pulawan Port in Dapitan City cannot accommodate big commercial vessel hence there is a need to construct a new wharf because the city is growing fast.

Uy thanked the Japanese Embassy for donating  a machine for medicinal purposes.

Mayor Uy’s husband, the  former mayor  Roberto Y. Uy, was an international awardee on humanitarian upliftment for providing beautiful hosuses and mini community for people who were once squatting at the city’s seaside boulevard.  The couple received the award in Europe many years ago

Berto Uy is now running for governor of Zamboanga del Norte under Liberal Party of Team Pinoy with Rep. Dodoy Labadlabad.

“I  do not make promises  but when I will become the governor after the election. I will make sure that I will conduct feasibilities studies on what projects that will be prioritized to uplift the economic status of people in agriculture,  fishing industry and the less fortunate people so that their living condition will improve,” Uy said. – Allen Abastillas