Cebu spends over P200-M on infra projects

The Mindanao Examiner Regional Newspaper - - Opinion - (Luel Galarpe)

THECEBUPROVINCIAL Capitol said it has spent more than P200 million this year for infrastructure projects, inclduing water facilities and farm-to-market roads in different villages and municipalities.

Provincial Barangay Affairs Office chief Charlton James Canoy said some P212.9 million worth of financial assistance were also released to the municipal government and villages for their respective projects, such as construction of covered basketball courts, barangay halls, and daycare centers.

Canoy said the provincial government has already spent P22 million for infrastructure projects in the 1st District; P56 million in the 2nd District, and P33 million in the 3rd District.

Projects in the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Districts cost the provincial government some P32 million, P48 million, P9 million, and P 12 million, respectively.

Just recently, Governor Hilario Davide III spearheaded the groundbreaking of a sports complex in Cebu City together with former basketball superstar and Commissioner Ramon Fernandez of the Philippine Sports Commission.

The P19.9-million Cebu Provincial Sports Complex is targeted to be completed in March next year.

Governor Hilario Davide III (third from right) spearheads the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cebu Provincial Sports Complex in Sudlon, Barangay Lahug in Cebu City. Former PBA star Ramon Fernandez (third from left) attended the event. (Photo courtesy of the Cebu Provincial Government)

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