TACLOBAN CITY – Newly-elected Northern Samar Rep. Paul Daza said that he will prioritize in protecting and preserving the environment not only within his congressional area but the entire province.
Daza, who also served as governor of Northern Samar from 2010 to 2013, said that timber poaching continue to exist in his district which could cause flooding and landslides.
The newly-elected solon explained that his advocacy in the environmental protection and conservation is to protect the constituents in his district from damage or destruction brought about by calamities like flooding, landslides and other incidents brought about by natural disasters.
To recall, the House of Representatives conducted an inquiry on January 29 of this year on existence of rampant illegal logging activities in Northern Samar and Samar province, reason why the two provinces suffered extensive flooding spawned by typhoon ‘Usman’ last December 28, 2018.
The inquiry was initiated by Samar Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento and supported by outgoing Northern Samar Rep. Raul Daza, father of the newly-elected congressman.