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Agusan del Norte New Capitol Building good to go
Saturday 4th of February 2012

 AGUSAN DEL NORTE, Feb. 4 (PIA) -- After the Provincial Government of Agusan del Norte attain the reclassification of their land conducted by the Dept. of Agriculture (DA) in Brgy. Sanghan, Cabadbaran City where the new Capitol building will be constructed, the land conversion by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) will soon follow.

 

DAR promised that they will fast track the land conversion of the said land from an agricultural to an industrial land in month’s time for the construction to start.  March is set to be the target month for the construction of the said building.

 

According to Gov. Amante, the budget for the construction is ready. It will feature a modern design with lots of new things to look forward to.

 

The Governor added that there will be an employees village at the back of the new building intended for the provincial employees.

 

For the old capitol building located in Capitol Compound, Butuan City, there are options on what to make out of it. It could be turned into a school, heritage hotel or a government office.

 

But according to Gov. Amante, the Guingona’s, who donated the lot to the province, expressed their desire and prefer to see the old capitol building be turned into a good decent school instead of the other options to maintain its perpetual relevance and contribute to the improvement of education in the whole region.  (LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)

 

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