BUTUAN CITY, April 6 - The local government unit of Alegria, Surigao del Norte has recently inaugurated its Php12.39 Million Integrated Transport Terminal in Barangay Julio Ouano.
The said terminal is a project of Mindanao Basic Urban Services Sector Project (MBUSSP) under the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO) thru the Department of Finance (DOF). It is designed to improve the transportation system of urban residents in the said area.
The new terminal boasts its six (6) parking bays for buses with elevated concrete walkways and bays for multicabs, jeepneys and vans. It also includes separate parking spaces for private cars and tricycles, collection ticket booths, passenger waiting areas, comfort rooms and restaurants.
The inauguration and ceremonial blessing was attended by Atty. Rene K.Burdeos-DILG XIII Regional Director, Governor Sol. F. Matugas of Surigao del Norte and Alegria Municipal Mayor Dominador Esma, Jr.
RD Burdeos commended the local initiators who completed the project on time. According to him, the project will surely boost trade and commerce in the municipality.
The MBUSSP is among the initiatives of the government which is designed to improve the quality of life in Mindanao by institutionalizing the capacity of LGUs to provide the public with infrastructure and other essential services. (Renelou F. Jaranilla, DILG-13/PIA-Caraga Source: PIA Website)