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Wednesday, 16 January 2024

Rice laboratory, pest control facility now up in Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- The employees of the National Food Authority (NFA) - Surigao Branch, witnessed the ceremonial turnover and inauguration of its new building at Barangay Mabua, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur on  January 15.

The new facility shall serve as a rice laboratory and pest control office of the Quality Assurance Department and warehouse supervisor.

NFA Caraga Regional Manager May Sara A. Sabarre accompanied by Engineer III Robert Bacanggoy attended the event, including Engr. John Mark Velasco of NGP Construction and Amabelle T. Corvera from the Commission on Audit.

The significant event was highlighted with a ribbon- cutting, then followed by a brief inspection of the building's interior and exterior sections.

Sabarre, in her message, congratulated the branch office and OIC- manager Dennis Hibaya's leadership for having finally made the realization of this project. She was hopeful that the new infrastructure can help realize the goals and objectives of the agency and this served as a start of something good.

The personnel, on the other hand, were full of enthusiasm to transfer to their new workstations. The building may be new, but their dedication and commitment remained constant and steadfast. (with a report from NFA-Surigao Branch/PIA-Surigao del Sur)