BOBON, Northern Samar- A food terminal aimed to help farmers and the agriculture industry of this town was officially opened on Tuesday(August 2). The blessing and opening of the P7 million worth facility, located in Barangay Salvacion, coincided with Bobon’s 153rd founding anniversary held last Thursday (August 4). Governor Jose Ong, Jr., who attended the activity, lauded the administration of Mayor Reny Celespara for coming up such project. The governor said that he would continue to provide support to the municipal government which is under the administration of Mayor Celespara. The provincial government provided assistance worth P5 million in the construction of the food terminal, sitting on a one-hectare lot constructed by architect Louie Celespara.
Mayor Celespara said that the food terminal of the town is expected to help its farmers and those depending on the agriculture for their livelihood. He added that with the operation of the facility, wastage on root crops and vegetables could now be avoided and ensured quality of farm produce. Town agriculturist Jose de Dios welcomed the guests who also included town priest, Fr. Potenciano Dulay, Vice Mayor Elena Balite, other municipal and barangay officials and different farmers organizations based in Bobon. A “pinaka contest” of agricultural products coming from the 18 barangays of Bobon served as one of the light moment of the blessing of the facility. This this year’s town founding anniversary carry a theme “Hingpit Nga Pagkaurusa, Padayon Nga Progreso San Aton Bungto.” (PETER D. PAREDES)