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Mayor Dalipe promises to speed up land purchase for more schools in Zamboanga City

Zamboanga City Mayor John Dalipe has vowed to fast track the purchase of land for the establishment of more schools in Districts 1 and 2.

This was discussed during the City Development Council’s meeting, which Dalipe led on Friday, June 7, at the Astoria Hotel.

He said the acquisition of lot for the construction of school buildings have already begun in District I in Tumaga and in District II in Arena Blanco. Negotiations are also underway to buy a property in Sacol Island.

Councilor Gerky Valesco, in the same meeting, cited the need to set up four to five schools in both Districts 1 and 2 to address the education needs of children in the barangays and in compliance with the thrust of bringing the government closer to the people.

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