By Claire Gigje
MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur (PIA)–The Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) has once again guaranteed that the rehabilitation of the city will still carry on despite the transition into the new administration.
“Wala tayong dapat ipangamba with regards to the completion of the project being undertaken, lalo na iyong ongoing projects that will be completed by September, third quarter,” said TFBM Chairperson Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario.
[There is no need to worry with regards to the completion of the project being undertaken, especially those ongoing projects that will be completed by September, third quarter.]
Del Rosario said the budget intended for every project under the rehabilitation program was already downloaded by the national government to the respective implementing agencies.
As such, he emphasized that although his leadership under the governance of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will already end soon, all relevant initiatives will still go on and must be finished by the implementers.
Del Rosario, who is also the current head of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), bared that there was still no prior arrangement done with the incoming chief as there has been no news yet as to whoever will succeed.
“We will have coordination and turnover during the transition period. I am hoping that by next week, malaman na kung sino ang maging secretary ng DHSUD para magkaroon na ng [we will already know who the secretary of DHSUD will be so that we can have the] transition process,” he said. (CRG/PIA-10/Lanao del Sur)