MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, July 9 (PIA) — Mayor Maria Luisa D. Romualdo is targetting to up the municipality of Mambajao from a third class into a second-class municipality before her term ends.
The mayor expressed this in her State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Friday, July 5 at the Camiguin Convention Center.
“This may sound ambitious, but it is our fervent dream for Mambajao. Yes, there are a lot of things that need to be done and we have no intention of leaving it undone. We will make sure that all programs that have been started will be sustained, as this will speak loudly of our leadership and political will,” she said.
Romualdo likewise encouraged every Mambajaonon to do their social obligation and responsibility as the progress and development of the town will be dependent on the synergy of competent and responsible leaders and constituents.
The local government unit (LGU) now programmed to reorganize all its special local bodies to ensure success in all its advocacy, as well as, put equal emphasis on the enforcement of policies and ordinances passed.
It also acknowledges the viability in Public Private Partnership (PPP) for the realization of the proposed commercial arcade.
“Transparency in all aspects is our guiding principle, through this I believe there will always be smooth flow of progress and development in Mambajao,” Romualdo added.
Meanwhile, the town is also among the recipient municipalities of the bottom-up-budgeting of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) with P8 million capitalization to be implemented in 2013 and another P15 million capitalization for 2014. This will help facilitate allocations on various programs, projects and activities relative to poverty alleviation in all sectors. (PIA)