Mt Province donates lot for NFA warehouse in Bauko
by Juliet Saley
Bontoc, Mt. Province (21 February) -- To facilitate the procurement of rice by people from the southern part of Mt. Province where vegetable raising is the main industry, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan passed a resolution last January 26 authorizing Provincial Governor Maximo B. Dalog to donate a portion of the provincial lot at Sinto, Bauko to the National Food Authority where it could establish a warehouse and office.
The provincial government owns a parcel of land located at Sinto, Baukowith an area of about 4.1333 hectares covered under Tax Declaration Doc. No. 2330.
In the resolution, the governor is authorized in representation of the provincial government to donate to NFA a portion of the provincial lot at Sinto with an area of 1,497 square meters.
The proposed NFA warehouse in Sinto will cater not only the 22 barangays of Bauko but also to some barangays of Sabangan and Tadian as well as the neighboring municipalities of Mankayan and Buguias in Benguet. (PIA MP) [top]