The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office IX turned over four key locally funded projects in the Municipality of Labason, Zamboanga del Norte last April 2, 2018.
Led by the Regional Director Paisal Abutazil together with Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Director Lerma Campaner and Zamboanga Sibugay Acting Provincial Director Oliver Ombos, two key projects of the SALINTUBIG (Sagana na Tubig sa Lahat) in Barangay Lawigan and Barangay Bobongan were installed and handed over, along with two projects of the Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipalities (ADM) in Barangay Lopoc.
The projects were a big help to the community especially those far-flung barangays who have no source of potable water in the area. According to Mayor Eddie Quimbo, the funds handed down by DILG were utilized properly as seen through the successful construction of SALINTUBIG and ADM projects. Mayor Quimbo expects the local barangay officials to see to it that the projects are sustainable by monitoring proper water usage.
More projects are expected to come this year as funds from locally funded projects are being rolled out in the region.