Ceremonial switch-on. Davao Light and Power Company, through a ceremonial switch-on, officially energizes Abado Village in Brgy. Ilang, Davao City last April 4, 2018. The ceremonial switch-on was led by (from left to right) Davao Light EVP and COO, Engr. Rodger S. Velasco, Brgy. Captain Amado Babao of Brgy. Ilang, staff of congresswoman Mylene Garcia - Susan Simpol, and Davao Light Senior Engineer for Special Projects Engr. Charlo Deniega.
While some of us take for granted the access to electricity, some also hope to experience it one day.
Last April 4, 2018, Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. successfully energized Purok 5 Abado Village in Brgy. Ilang, Bunawan, Davao City through a line extension switch-on ceremony.
The event was made possible through the Rural Electrification project, which is a public-private partnership between Davao Light and the Barangay Council of Ilang. This project aims to energize a community for free by extending poles and electricity lines.
A total of 50 households in the said community in Barangay Ilang will now enjoy the benefits of having electricity.
The ceremonial switch-on was attended by Susan Simpol in behalf of 2nd District Congresswoman Mylene Garcia, Brgy. Captain Amado Babao of Brgy. Ilang, Davao Light EVP and COO Engr. Rodger S. Velasco, some Davao Light employees and the residents of Purok 5 Abado Village.
“We will continue to advance communities by bringing electricity to your homes. We hope that this project would transform the community to a better quality of life.” said Velasco.
Davao Light’s Safety Officer Engr. Edelito Fernandez also conducted a safety awareness campaign to the residents of the newly energized community.