Comval Gov Uy led turn-over of bayanihan-built classroom buildings in Compostela
Compostela Valley Province— “I am truly happy that after 22 days, we were able to finish constructing the school-building through bayanihan way. Troop of volunteers came to this place and helped build the classrooms which will be used by the students on the opening of classes,” Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy said as he led the blessing, launching and turn-over ceremony of 1-unit 2-classroom school building in Sitio Puting Bato, Brgy. Ngan in Compostela on May 31, 2019.
Sitio Puting Bato is the farthest sitio in Compostela and used to be a rebel-influenced area and a former site of a Salugpungan school.
Attending the turnover ceremony were Governor Uy together with Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Reynante A. Solitario of Dep-Ed Comval, Officials from the National Government Agencies, different employees of the provincial, municipal, and barangay local government units, Gawad Kalinga Comval, Sumifro Philippines, and the high ranking officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP).
During the program, aside from the classrooms, the provincial government also distributed school supplies from Sumifru, upland rice seedlings from PAGRO, food packs and clothes to the schoolchildren in the community.
On the other hand, the residents in Sitio Side 4, Mangayon, Compostela Comval is also the recipient of the said 1-unit 2-classroom building for the IP children in the area or the Tribung Matigsalob.
The blessing and turnover ceremony was held on June 3, 2019 during the first day and the opening of classes and it was also attended by Governor Uy together with the DepEd officials and other officials.
Governor Uy expressed his gratitude and thank everyone who made all these possible mostly especially to the residents of Sitio Side 4.
“This marks a new beginning and a brighter future for everyone in the community. Ug labaw sa tanan, sa Labaw’ng Magbabaya sa iyahang kaayo ug kung asa naggumikan tanang grasya,” said Gov. Uy.
Gov. Uy added that, “it is the farthest communities that deserve our attention more. Kadtong lisod ang dalan, kadtong wala pa naabot sa serbisyo sa gobyerno ang dapat tutukan. I promised them that today is only the beginning of our development efforts to their area. Daghan pa tang buhaton didto. Saad nako sa ilaha nga bisan unsa pa man kalayo ang ilahang lugar, andam kami nga mutubag kanila. Wala’y lisod nga problema basta magtinabangay.” (Rey Antibo, ID Comval)