14 Public High Schools, 1 Public Plaza and a Rural Health Unit in the Island Garden City of Samal will be free Wi-Fi zone in the coming days. Spearheaded by the Information and Communication Technology Office Region XI (ICTO XI) previously under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) now transferred to the newly created Department Information and Communication Technology (DICT) together with the IT Division of the Local Government of IGaCoS conducted an actual site survey last July 20 to key areas and recipient schools in order to start the implementation of the project ahead.
A simple turn-over ceremony by the outgoing City Mayor Aniano P. Antalan and incoming City Mayor Al David T. Uy at mid-noon of June 30, 2016. City Mayor Antalan gratefully handed over the key of resposibility to the incoming city mayor witnessed by the department managers and the group of incoming city mayor together with the representives from the Commission on Audit (not shown in photo). Photo by Samal Turismo
By Antonio L. Colina IV
During the groundbreaking ceremonies Saturday, DOT 11 Director Robert Alabado III said that the facility was expected to be completed in four months, and will strengthen the agency’s promotion of the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) as one of the best diving destinations in the Philippines.