By GERRY L. GORIT, Reporters
VARIOUS infrastructure projects funded by the priority development assistance fund (PDAF) of Senator Teofisto Guingona III and Cagayan de Oro City 2nd district Rep. Rufus Rodriguez were turned over on Friday in several barangays of the city.
The second District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways has been the lead agency in the construction of the projects with a P5 million budget earmarked by Sen. Guingona III for Cagayan de Oro.
These include the construction and repair of MPB at four sites in barangay Macabalan worth P250,000; Concreting of roads also in Macabalan worth P2,500,000; Construction and repair of MPB at two sites in barangay Puntod worth P250,000; Concreting of roads at barangay Cugman worth P2,500,000; Construction and repair of MPB at Cugman worth P170,000; and Construction and repair of MPB at two sites in barangay Gusa worth P250,000.
Meanwhile, the projects under Congressman Rodriguez PDAF worth P7,650,000 include: construction and repair of MPB at three sites in barangay Bugo worth P750,000; construction and repair of MPB at barangay Puerto worth P165,000; construction and repair of MPB at four sites in barangay Tablon worth P435,000; construction and repair of MPB at two sites in barangay Camaman-an worth P180,000; construction and repair of MPB at two sites in barangay Macasandig worth P290,000; construction and repair of MPB at two sites in Barangay 40 worth P1-million; construction and repair of MPB in Barangay 32 worth P160,000; and construction and repair of MPB in Barangay 28 worth P160,000.
Rep. Rodriguez also turned over to the local government units two completed projects: a two-storey, six-classroom schoolbuilding in Brgy. Puerto worth P3,090,000 and river dikes in Brgy. Tablon worth P500,000.
Barangay Gusa chairman Emmanuel Beja joined the two officials and DPWH engineers in the laying of a time capsule for the project in his barangay.
Beja expressed his gratitude to the senator and congressman for the infrastructure project that will benefit the residents of Gusa.
These latest infrastructure projects in the second congressional district of Cagayan de Oro, undertaken by Senator Guingona and Congressman Rodriguez, are in addition to the previously completed projects of the congressman and his brother Abante Mindanao party-list Rep. Maximo Rodriguez who have been pouring millions for the development of the various barangays.