IMPASUG-ONG, Bukidnon, Oct. 2– Eager to end communist insurgency, the municipality of Cabanglasan strengthened its delivery of basic services during the turnover ceremony of ten locally-funded projects held at Barangay Canangaan, Cabanglasan, Bukidnon on Tuesday, October 1.
Amounting to Php 825,000, the projects turned over include a water system under the 2017 PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) program of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP), five multi-purpose drying pavements, four multi-purpose buildings, reservoir, and additional piping.
The constituents also benefited from the basic services provided by the Municipal Civil Registry; seedlings by the Municipal Agriculture; school supplies by local officials; food supplies from the Municipal Social Worker Development; feeding program, free medical check-up and medicine from the Municipal Health Office; and free haircut by the Philippine Army and Philippine National Police.
“We are very thankful for the projects and free services given to our Barangay. It was a great help, the people now feel the true presence of the local government,” said Barangay Captain Monding Ogade.
He also expressed appreciation to the Philippine Army for helping in the identification of the projects through their Community Support Program and assisting in the delivery of the basic services.
Canangaan was among the barangays identified by the Regional Task Force Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict as Focus Area A in the Convergence Areas for Peace and Development.
“This is just the beginning, I will not allow our municipality to be left behind, I want it to be insurgency free. My task is to supervise all my line offices to give more service to the people may it be far or near,” said Cabanglasan Mayor Renante Inocando. (8th Infantry Battalion, PA)
Source: PIA Feed