PIA Press Release
Friday, January 13, 2012
Muslim village receives P5-M projectsby Jocelyn P. Alvarez
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 13 (PIA ) -- Coastal and Muslim inhabited village Taluksangay of the city’s east coast received this week various infrastructure projects totaling to P5.7 million.
City Information Officer Sheila Covarrubias said Taluksangay barangay council along with education officials formally received the 2-storey 6 classroom building constructed at the Taluksangay Elementary School and the day care center and fence facility at the Taluksangay baramgay hall during an inauguration ceremony held over the weekdays.
Mayor Celso Lobregat lead the unveiling of the said projects.
“The projects that were inaugurated form part of Mayor Lobregat’s strong resolve to accelerate the delivery of services in the barangays by infusing funds for various infrastructure projects,” Covarrubias said.
Taluksangay barangay chairman and Councilor Abdurahman Nuño said the infrastructure projects will sure benefit not only the people in the area but its neighboring barangays as well.
Nuño also cited the architectural design of both the school building and the day care center as sensitive enough to show its intent of preserving the Muslim culture of the barangay.(JPA / PIA ZBST)