Kabankalan City starts ground work for road network
Negros Occidental (2 June) -- Governor Isidro Zayco led the ground breaking and lowering of the time capsule ceremonies, held one after the other, for the Kabankalan City road network project in Brgys Linao, Tabugon and Inapoy recently.
The road network has a budget of Php 308 - million sourced from the city's Development Bank of the Philippines loan of Php 508.63 - million.
This 4,454-kilometer road network will cross barangays Linao, Tampalon, Tabugon, Tagoc, Pinaguinpinan, Inapoy, Bantyan and Locotan. The groundbreaking for the Brgy. Bantayan portion was held last year and is expected to be completed this year.
Ame Cris Toledo, head of the regional marketing center of DBP- Negros Occidental also gave a message during the ceremonies with responses from the barangay captains of the respective barangays.
Also present during the rites were Kabankalan City Mayor Pedro Zayco, Vice Mayor Delia Anacan, Board Member Raul Rivera, chairman, committee on infrastructure and members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod and other city officials.
The mayor said this road network will boost livelihood of the people in the locality and will make the municipalities of Ayungon, Mabinay and Manjuyod in Oriental Negros more accessible to Kabankalan City. (Kabankalan City/PIA/EAD) [top]