TABUK CITY, Kalinga – The Department of Education (DepEd) officials of Sto. Niño, Cagayan, together with their Mayor Vicente G. Pagurayan and other councilors chose Tabuk City as a destination for their year-end activity at the Davidson Hotel.
In his message, Pagurayan thanked Mayor Darwin Estrañero for the warm welcome accorded to them during their event and showed appreciation to the development of Tabuk City. “Isu gayam nga kuna jay maysa nga Pastor nga taga Tabuk City idi imay ijay ayan tayo nga no nadagsen ti barokong u ( gapu ti anya man nga panpanunuten or problema), mapan kayo ijay Tabuk City, panigurado nu ag subli kayo nabang-aran ti barukong u. Ket agpayso piman, isu nga nu agawid tayo inton bigat ibati tayo amin ditoy Tabuk dagiti problema tayo,” the Mayor told the crowd in jest.
To the officials of DepEd and the head teachers of Sto. Nino, Pagurayan is all praises for their wonderful performance and has encouraged them to keep working as a team to serve their people especially, the youth of Sto. Niño. He also assured them that his administration would continue to support their initiatives.
Estrañero, in his message delivered by City Information Officer Aurora Amilig, said he was elated that neighboring places, in this case the municipality of Sto. Nino in Cagayan, are choosing Tabuk City for the conduct of their special events. He gave his hearty welcome to the guest, stating, “The people of Tabuk collectively feel the honor and pride of your presence, likewise in your choice to hold your year-end activity in our city. Your holding an activity in our place is a significant opportunity for us to showcase the fact that our city offers comparative advantages and benefits to visitors or organizations that endeavor to hold their events here. “
In his message, Sto. Nio Councilor Romeo A. Uy praised the city for its growth and suggested that they become a sister municipality of the city. The idea was well received by all the officials in attendance. “Sapay kuma ta maidanon ken ni Mayor Estrañero ken dagiti opisyales iti Sanggunian daytoy a proposal mi tapnu kasta ket agbalin kami nga sister municipality iti Tabuk,” the councilor said.
Sto. Niño in Cagayan is a second-class municipality with a population of roughly 28,000 according to the 2020 PSA census from its 31 barangays. By Jayson Dale Antonio