Fernando grants P100M worth of projects to Tabang, Guiguinto
CITY OF MALOLOS- Governor Daniel R. Fernando has granted almost P100 million worth of projects to his home-barangay Tabang, Guiguinto since 2020.
According to the data from the Provincial Engineer’s Office, in 2020, the governor awarded their barangay P60,436,206.49 for the rehabilitation and improvement of roads in Tabang and Ilang-ilang; P14,863,041.10 for the construction of the multipurpose building, daycare and evacuation center at Purok 1; P7,956,997.35 for the supply and installation of solar street lights along Guiguinto Old Road; and P15 million for the asphalting of other provincial roads.
Also, P7,369,186.30 was allotted for the construction of the H.E. Building at Tabang Elementary School in 2021.
Moreover, the budget for the provision of road studs with solar lights and the improvement of the basketball court was appropriated from the private fund of the governor in 2022 and 2023 respectively.
In coordination with Damayang Filipino Movement, Inc., Fernando was also able to install more than 100 street lights and conduct beautification projects along NIA Road in Brgy. Tabang.
Furthermore, through the assistance and coordination of the past president of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Mason of the Philippines Engr. Jun Gatchalian and his team, Fernando has conducted improvement and asphalting of other roads in the said barangay.
Fernando clarified that awarding of projects is based on the needs of the barangay and not on favoritism.
“Pantay po ang pagtingin natin sa lahat ng mga barangay sa ating lalawigan. Lahat ng idinudulog sa atin na mga proyekto ay sinisikap nating tugunan. Bawat programang ating isinasagawa ay para sa ikagiginhawa ng buhay ng ating mga kalalawigang Bulakenyo,” the governor said.
The governor also thanked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for responding to the requests of his constituents concerning its drainage system that is in the works right now, and called on the department to fast track their ongoing projects in the province, especially along McArthur Highway. ###