For being the first barangays in Bataan first district to accomplish the 10-Year Barangay Development Master Plan, seven barangays from Samal each received service vehicles as reward from the Provincial Government of Bataan. These are Barangays East Calaguiman, Palili, Imelda, West Calaguiman, Ibaba, Daan Bago, and West Daan Bago. Gov. Joet Garcia turned over the vehicles to the respective punong barangays witnessed by Mayor Alex Acuzar at the municipal grounds on Monday during the opening of Bisita Bayan program in Samal.
The governor congratulated the seven barangays for now having service vehicles that they can use to better serve their constituents. Acuzar also congratulated them. “Gamitin nyo nang maayos ang mga sasakyan at pag-ingatan”.
Eight vehicles were intended as reward for the first district that include the towns of Abucay, Orani, Hermosa, and Samal. Municipal Administrator Jay Lat said it helped that Acuzar strongly motivated all their punong barangays to promptly complete their respective Barangay Development Master Plan citing its utmost importance to development and announced the giving of P50,000 incentive as well to the first barangay. “Kinausap ni Mayor Alex Acuzar ang mga kapitan namin dito sa Samal na gawin na agad ang kani-kanilang 10-Year Barangay Development Master Plan na isinusulong ni Gov. Joet Garcia dahil para rin ito sa kani-kanilang barangay, at inanunsyo nya na magbibigay siya ng halagang P50,000 bilang incentive sa unang barangay na makatatapos. Napakaganda naman ang nangyari dahil pito sa walong sasakyang reward para sa first district ay nakuha ng Samal”, he said. The P50,000 cash incentive was awarded to Barangay East Calaguiman on Monday by Acuzar with the governor.