TACLOBAN CITY- The local government unit of this province has extended financial assistance worth P7.91 million to several barangays of Albuera for their priority projects.
Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla visited and held the first “barangayan” in the three barangays that he visited in Albuera.
The governor said that this is the first time he held a barangayan and consulted the people in the communities in Albuera after the killing of former mayor Rolando Espinosa as the town is now peaceful.
Petilla said that at Barangay Antipolo, he led the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon during the inauguration of a concrete pavement of the provincial road serving at the same time the farm-to market road along junction Antipolo road section worth P5 million.
At the same time, he handed over check as financial assistance to barangay chairman Eduardo Jaballa in the amount of P120,000 for the construction of covered court and also distributed 353 food packs to the villagers.
Petilla also handed over the certificate of completion of three months training for the 26 members of the Antipolo Farmers Association who graduated in compact organic farming on vegetables and root crops.
Meantime, the governor also distributed checks as financial assistance to 11 barangays of Albuera for their different priority projects with a total amount of P1.660 million.
In his visit to the neighboring barangay of Mahayag, Petilla handed a check worth P130,000 to barangay chairman Rene Gilbert Estacio for water system connection and food packs for constituents
Petilla also visited Brgy. Cambalading and inaugurated the box culvert bridge worth P1 million.