Mayor Uy leads ceremonial lighting of over 180 street lights in Samal


Island Garden City of Samal Mayor Al David Uy spearheaded Friday, June 25, the ceremonial lighting of over 180 street lights in the city.

The local government said the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) funded the P20-million electric-powered ultra-high discharge lamps, which have double filament features.

The lights were particularly installed along the stretch of Brgy. Villarica to Peñaplata Central Elementary School, Brgy. Cawag, Brgy. Del Monte, Brgy. Anonang and Brgy. Poblacion, Kaputian District.

The city government said the project aims to improve the safety of pedestrians, reduce night road accidents, additional aid to anti-crime measures and enhance the sense of personal safety for the people in Samal Island.