Task Force Kapatid helps fast track power restoration in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 25 (PIA) –  Cagayan Electric Cooperative (Cagelco 1) member-consumers found a ray of hope for an earlier power restoration in their  respective households after 105 linemen from various electric cooperatives and private electric utilities in Central Luzon arrived in the province to augment the manpower resources and facilities.

General Manager Tito Lingan said members of the Task Force Kapatid beought their equipment and transportation the restoration of power supply in Cagayan the soonest possible time.

Lingan admitted that it will take time to fully restore all the lines considering the damage brought by Typhoon Ompong and the fact that Cagelco-1 has only 40 workforce.

The Task Force Kapatid is a group organized by electric cooperatives, to help each other in restoration and rehabilitation efforts in cases of disasters and calamities, which according to Lingan, is a manifestation of the real essence of cooperation.

Meanwhile, Lingan said while almost all member-consumers wanted to have their power supply as soon as possible, they discourage them not to resort to illegal connection once the power is fully restored by Cagelco. (PIA-Cagayan)

 

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