Rep. Joe Breaks Ground for US$1.2M Buchanan Fairground Road Construction

first_imgRep. Joe informed the gathering, which included Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor and House Speaker Bhofal Chambers, that he was glad that one of his major campaign promises was being fulfilled.The pavement of the 1.5-kilometer road valued at US$1.2 million, targeting the Fairground route in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, will shortly commence.The road pavement became necessary following the groundbreaking ceremony spearheaded by the county’s district #3 Representative Mathew Joe, on Saturday, November 10.Rep. Joe informed the gathering, which included Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor and House Speaker Bhofal Chambers, that he was glad that one of his major campaign promises was being fulfilled. “During the 2017 elections, I made a promise to the people of my district that when the CDC-led government — the party to which I belong — shall have won the election, the Fairground Road would be paved,” the lawmaker reminded the gathering.“Those who did not, believe me, argued that it was impossible to accomplish this project,” Rep. Joe maintainedAccording to the lawmaker, he challenged the “odds and today we are all gathered here to break ground for the construction of the 1.5 kilometer Fairground Road with concrete through my instrumentality.”In his campaign promises, the lawmaker said he was going to establish a District Development Council which he says he has fulfilled.According to him, he promised to purchase a bus for students worth $US 85,000, which again he did.“I promised a micro-loan of LD$3m which disbursement is still pending,|” the lawmaker emphasized.He further said if the road is completed, it would put his campaign deliverables at 85%. “I hope to accomplish all my campaign deliverables within two years,” he said.In separate remarks, VP Howard Taylor and Speaker Bhofal Chambers commended the lawmaker for joining President George Weah’s promise to pave all feeder roads throughout the country.They also promised to help pave other roads in Grand Bassa County to provide easy access for the movement of people in the county.Public Works Minister Mobutu Vlah Nyenpan expressed appreciation to the lawmaker who is also the chairman of the House’s Committee on Public Works and Rural Development for the cooperation between the Ministry and his committee.Minister Nyenpan said the Fairground Road is 1.5 kilometers and it cost $US1.2 million.The Minister and the contractor agreed that the road would get completed within six months.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Fake cop accosts real cops is arrested in Pateros

first_imgFake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros For FIBA Asia veteran Jimmy Alapag, this conference is the perfect time for the Texters to bounce back after its debacle in the Governors’ Cup. At that time, he and teammates Larry Fonacier, Ranidel De Ocampo and Jason Castro led the country’s runner-up finish in the FIBA Asia Cup last August.That second place finish gave the Philippines a return ticket to the FIBA World Cup in Spain after years of absence.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike“It was a tough season for the team because of FIBA Asia. Now that we are back, we will do our best to start the season strong” said Alapag during yesterday’s press conference at the Aicila Suites.While Alapag guns for redemption, Meralco’s newly acquired arsenal, Gary David, also a FIBA Asia campaigner, promised to not just serve as the Bolts’ best scoring option but also a huge option on other aspects of the game like defense and ball rotation. Angara: Investigate DOH’s ‘constipated’ medicine distribution system Both Black and Gregorio promised the Cebuano basketball fans of an action-packed and entertaining opening match this afternoon amidst the gloom of the recent disasters.“We are ambassadors of the sport. We are here to showcase our talents especially in these times of calamity. We hope that we can somehow lift up the spirits of the Filipino nation when we play tomorrow (today),” Gregorio said.Read Next Aware of the impact of today’s game for the rest of the conference, both the Philippine Cup defending champions Talk N Text Tropang Texters and the Meralco Bolts are not taking their opening game of the PBA-PLDT My DSL Philippine Cup lightly.The Cebu Coliseum will host the TNT-Meralco joust this afteroon, one of three games that will open the year’s concluding conference.ADVERTISEMENT “New team, new role so I have to prepare myself to improve more. I managed to adjust easily with the guys because I know them already outside the court that’s why I’m not that pressured, “ said David. (see related story on page 30)MORE STORIESnewsinfoBatanes quake left P292 M infra damage – DPWHnewsinfoSuspected drug peddler killed in Albay bustnewsinfoFake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in PaterosMORE STORIESnewsinfoBatanes quake left P292 M infra damage – DPWHnewsinfoSuspected drug peddler killed in Albay bustnewsinfoFake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in PaterosMeralco Coach Ryan Gregorio said that he will mold David a multi-dimensional player.Talk N Text’s Kelly Williams and the Bolt’s Jared Dellinger who was out for more than six months due to injury, promised to contribute more for their respective teams.“We want to accomplish something this season but with a new team, I think there’s a different feeling playing with them because I’m a former Talk N Text player,” Dellinger said.Talk N Text Head Coach Norman Black said his team’s campaign will hinge on his talented line-up of guards composed of Alapag, Castro and Fonacier. He also assured that Cebuano cager Elliud Poligrates will get his much needed time inside the court today.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Quake disturbs Itbayat, Batanes anew SMC bags Bulacan airport project Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BPI nets P13.74B in H1 MOST READ PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension LATEST STORIESlast_img read more