Tandag mayor seeks people's cooperation
by Primo Martho L. Oyan
TANDAG, SURIGAO DEL SUR (October 5) -- Mayor Alexander Pimentel appealed to his constituents to cooperate with his administration especially on proper waste disposal.
In a radio interview, mayor Pimentel blamed the local residents especially in the poblacion of the increasing cases of dengue in Tandag.
Earlier report said Tandag posted 46 cases of dengue for the period January to September, 2006 as against 32 of the same period, last year.
Mayor Pimentel said his administration will strictly enforce Municipal ordinance related to garbage disposal, next year.
In another radio interview, Dr. Casmerita Yu, DOH regional Dengue Coordinator stressed the need of maintaining a clean environment in order to get rid of the dengue and malaria carrying mosquitoes. (PIA-Surigao del Sur) [top]