BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN
Not just one but four.
Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez yesterday led a series of groundbreaking ceremonies for various infrastructure projects, including a transport terminal, Bahay Pag-asa Youth Center, Senior Citizen and Sangguniang Kabataan pavilions with a total appropriation of over P17 million, in Victorias City, Negros Occidental.
A statement issued by its City Public Information Office said that P1.5 million is for the improvement of the transport terminal and P964,803 for the repair of its comfort room, P2 million for the construction of a multipurpose hall and basketball court at Bahay Pag-asa Youth Center, in Barangay XIV, Victorias City.
A total of P7.2 million is also funded for the improvement of the Senior Citizen Pavilion located in the City public plaza.
The SK Pavilion is also for renovation with an allocated budget of P5.8 million.
Mayor Benitez led the ceremonies, which were attended by Vice Mayor Abelardo Bantug III and members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, City Administrator Atty. Lindolf De Castro, among others.*