Imus City dads ink MOA for GEANHS-Anabu Extension

By: Melanie Mae N. Moreno
Imus City dads ink MOA
(L-R) OIC-ASDS Dr. Jimmy Panganiban, City Mayor Manny Maliksi,Gov. JonvicRemulla and Cong. AAAdvinculadelight the spectators as they unveil the standard DepEd building design of the soon-to-be constructed classrooms.

Proving that unity can make the future bright for Imuseños, the three patriarchs of Imus City led the groundbreaking ceremony of the approved four-storey, 16-room school building of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo National High School-AnabuExtension by Academic Year 2015-2016.

Cavite Gov. Juanito Victor “Jonvic” C. Remulla, 3rd District Rep. Alex “AA” L. Advincula and City Mayor Emmanuel “Manny” L. Maliksi simultaneously signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) of the said construction in Yazaki, Anabu II-A on March 2.

The 1,500 sq. m. donated lot to the provincial government with an addition of 500 sq. m. will hold the four-storey building, a covered court and an administration building.

“Nag-umpisa po ang lahat sa isangbiruan. Ang sabi ng ating butihing governor, sagot niya ang lupa, at nagmayabang naman po ako ng kaunti at sumagot po ang aba ninyong lingcod na ako na bahala sa buildings,” Rep. Advincula shared in jest.

In his speech, Gov. Remulla introduced the hashtag #BagongEskwelahan which signifies renewed enthusiasm and optimism among Imuseño youth.

“Ito po ay upang gumanda ang antas ng edukasyon at pamumuhay dito sa Imus. Unahin ang Imus. Isantabi ang kulay politika,” Remulla said.

The provincial governor also expressed willingness to augment the quality of education through additional school buildings and also revealed the eight-hour free WiFi (wireless internet connection) for students in all Imus City public schools.

Mayor Maliksi, for his part, agreed that unity is a must in which he emphasized the importance of cooperation and linkages by saying “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is a progress, and working together is a success.”

The three city “fathers” together with OIC-Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Hermogenes M. Panganiban unveiled the DepEd standard design of the K-12 structure, the first of five schools that will be put up in the city under a two-year program.

Meanwhile, Mr. Arturo P. Rosaroso, principal of Gen. Licerio Topacio National High School, in behalf of OIC-Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Lualhati O. Cadavedo, expressed his gratitude for the continuous support of the government in uplifting the quality of education in Imus City.

A number of provincial officials, city leaders, school heads, teachers and students witnessed the event.