New Irrigation Turned-over to Zamboangueños
LATUAN, ZAMBOANGA CITY. NIA Region IX, ZAMBASULTA Regional Sub-Office (ZRSO) headed by Acting Manager Robert Berni L. Rada officially turned over Latuan Small Irrigation Project to Latuan Irrigators Association (IA) during a Turn-over Ceremony held at Covered Court, Brgy. Latuan, Zamboanga City on September 20, 2022.
The Latuan SIP has a total project cost amounting to 34M which covers the construction of Intake Structure, Reinforced Concrete Tank and Pipeline. Once the system becomes fully operational, it will irrigate a total of 75 hectares of agricultural land that will benefit 40 farmers and their families.
The Turn-over Ceremony was facilitated by the Institutional Development Unit of ZRSO led by Ms. Leni Enriquez. Among the special guests during the ceremony were Hon. John M. Dalipe, Mayor of Zamboanga City, Hon. Joselito Macrohon, Zamboanga City Councilor, Hon. Jimmy Bautista, Chairperson of Brgy. Latuan, IA Officers headed by IA President Roel Basilio, Board of Trustees, IA members, and Engr. Eleuterio Insong of ASAP Construction.