On his 3rd SOCA

Mayor Dexter Uy

TACLOBAN CITY – Catbalogan City Mayor Dexter Uy held his 3rd State of the City Address (SOCA) by recognizing agencies of the government, individuals, and private organizations that made a huge impact on programs and projects implemented in the city.
The SOCA was held Tuesday (March 19) at the Tandaya Hall with a theme ‘OSCARS’ or Outstanding Stakeholders of Catbalogan Advocates of Resiliency and Sustainability.
“Aton napag-desisyunan nga igpadayon an tema han naglabay nga tuig because we see this as the perfect way of giving recognition to everyone who helped us and is continuously helping us in achieving our vision for the city,” Mayor Uy said in his message.

The recognition was based on 12 developmental agenda of the city presented through 12 short films.

The awardees include Kamurayaw Katbalogan – 8th Infantry Division, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, PLtCol Edwin Barbosa of Samar police provincial office; Kabataan Katbalogan – Samar State University – Samar Island Center for Good Governance; Kamaataman Katbalogan – PNP Women and Children Protection Desk, Department of Labor and Employment Samar Field Office; Kahusay Katbalogan – Department of Tourism 8.
Kalibungan Katbalogan – Forester Angelito Villanueva of Provincial Environment and Natural Office-Samar; Kinaadman Katbalogan – Maximo Aljibe, regional director of the Commission on Higher Education and Catbalogan city schools division; Kultura Katbalogan – Samar Provincial Tourism Office; Karibhung Katbalogan – Bureau of Local Government and Finance, and Samar Provincial Office of the Department of Trade and Industry; Kahimsug Katbalogan – Department of Health 8; Kasiguraduhan Katbalogan – Prof. Renato Diocton, Samar PPO, and Karigon Katbalogan – Provincial Government of Samar.

Mayor Uy clarified that although they presented their gains by showing short films, these are based on the actual accomplishments of every sector of the city government.

“Slowly but surely atun gin aayos an mga pundasyun labi na an pag identify han mga importante nga projects, programs and activities. We are trying to fix what needs to be fixed. We replace what needs to be replaced, and revamp what needs to be revamped,” Mayor Uy added. (ROEL T. AMAZONA)