ARMM Governor Hataman hands over P13.27-M project for SK, MaguindanaoPosted on
DAVAO CITY, Philippines (February 20, 2017)–Thousand villagers welcomed their new concrete road, a dream turned reality for them.
The regional government of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (ARMM) turned over the P13.27-million fund which comprise the 1.3 kilometer access road to connect barangay Banabo to barangay Mulaog the local government officials Friday, February 17.
Though the project is just a start of the road concreting project for the area, residents are relieved of passing by an all weather road daily, having concrete road means comfortable travel and shot travel time for them, above all the cost and time of transporting their produce from their farm to the market means additional savings for the farmers and agriculture sector in general.
ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman who turnover the project.
The concreting of Sultan Mastura Road (Phase 1) connects Barangay Banubo to Barangay Mulaog. Sec. Loong said construction started in 2016 through a Memorandum of Agreement between his agency and the municipal government.
Official data showed DPWH-ARMM has implemented 22.39 kilometers of road projects from 2012-2016 in the town of Sultan Kudarat alone with an allocation of P304.52 million. An additional P150 million is earmarked for the implementation of projects with a length of 12.70 kilometers this year.
That includes concreting of Dagurungan-Boliok-Tambo Road in Sultan Mastura; Ladia-Ibotigen Road; Ibotigen-Narra-Katidtuan Road; Mulaog-Sinditan Road; construction of flood control project in Nuling Creek; and concreting of an access road from the national highway.
Mayor Mastura noted the Mulaog to Sinditan project is an instrument for the development of their area.
“We are very thankful to Gov. Hataman for his support not just for Maguindanao but for the entire ARMM as well, kahit saang parte ng ARMM nakikita po natin ang malaking pagbabago,” Mayor Mastura said. He said his constituents can now easily go to the market and buy their needs and that the project would also address flooding concerns. (ARMM/Bureau of Public Information)