Lobregat turns over P9.8M worth of projects in Bolong PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 01 June 2013 11:17

In his desire to turnover all projects that his administration had implemented and completed in the barangays before his term ends on June 30, Mayor Celso  Lobregat motored yesterday morning to  Barangay Bolong in the east coast and unveiled P9.8-million worth of various projects.

Lobregat started the series of project inaugurations and turnover rites a week after the May 13 elections and are being done every day (Monday to Friday) until all projects, many are still ongoing, shall have been completed and turned over to the recipient-barangays or schools, at least on or before June 30.

Yesterday, at least five projects amounting to P9,831,986.58 were inaugurated one after the other in different locations in Bolong.

These included the three-classroom building worth P1.7 million at Mangga Bolong Elementary School with 248 students plus 47 kinder kids, and rehabilitation of a two-storey six-classroom building worth P1.3 million at Bolong Elementary School with 888 students.

Also unveiled were rehabilitation of a two-storey classroom building amounting to P1.1 million at Bolong National High School with 344 students, concreting of the 221-linear meter beachfront road worth P2 million, and the rehabilitation of Bolong Barangay Hall with a multi-purpose center amounting to P3.4 million.

These projects brought to P52.865 million the total worth of projects that the city government under Lobregat’s administration had implemented in Bolong from 2007 to the present. The biggest bulk of these projects was completed in 2011 amounting to P20.3 million; P4.2 million in 2008, P2.3 million in 2009, P5.4 million in 2010, P6.9 million in 2012, and about P4 million more are still under construction.

Joining the mayor were Councilors Nonong Guingona, Percival Ramos and Eddie Saavedra together with councilor-elect Charlie Mariano, City Schools Division Supt. Pedro Melchor Natividad, Manicahan District Supervisor Virginio Francisco, Sr. Insp. Noel Lozano, former mayor Engr. Efren Arañez, City Engineer Luis Vicente Despalo, and Western Mindanao Power Corp. (WMPC) officials, who also turned over 300 armchairs and 7 desks to Bolong Elementary School.

Also present were the barangay officials of Bolong headed by Chairman Antonio Evangelista, the school principals Jerone Lozano of Mangga Bolong ES, Maria Lucia Rebollos of Bolong ES and Mujim Abdurahim of Bolong NHS. — Vic Larato