Taraka residents thank PGMA for all her assistance
by Apipa Bagumbaran
Taraka, Lanao del Sur (18 February) -- Residents here extended their gratitude to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for all the assistance undertaken by her administration to provide them better services.
Taraka Mayor Amenodin Sumagayan conveyed their message during the recent visit of the President to their town.
According to Mayor Sumagayan, the residents of Taraka aspire for a developed town but their aspirations were very difficult to realize because of limited resources.
He said they are very grateful to President Arroyo because she helped them realized their aspirations thru all the assistance she provided them.
"It is the first time that we will soon go away from drinking water from the river and shift to a potable water system and this is made possible thru the assistance of President Arroyo," he further said.
"It is also the first time that we will enjoy the benefits of having a presentable public market," he added.
The President visited the town and inaugurated the P3.5 million Taraka public market.
She also led the groundbreaking of water system at Brgy. Masulun Pitakas.
Taraka is a 5th class municipality and has more than 28,000 residents. (PIA-Marawi City) [top]