LTO Tigaon open for business

Tigaon, Camarines Sur, August 11, 2016-- With the conversion of Goa Camarines Sur LTO Extension Office into a Regular LTO District Office as mandated by Republic Act No. 10765 approved in April 2015 by former President Aquino, the municipality of Tigaon becomes the new site of the agency.

LTO Tigaon
In a soft opening program held in August 9, 2016, Tigaon Mayor Chiqui Fuentebella joined LTO Region V Administrative Officer Jaime Masagca, LTO District Chief Arlete Logronio and LTO personnel and stakeholders as they ushered in the operationalization of the agency in Partido District.

The move further bolsters the Department of Transportation's commitment to uphold LTO's mandate to work towards the rationalization of land transport services & facilities, implement transportation laws, and serve the district and its environs towards a progressive land transport sector.

LTO Partido District Office will cater to a wider clientele as included in its coverage is a part of Rinconada area. LTO V Admin. Officer Masagca said that LTO Partido District Office is bigger than Catanduanes and Ragay District Offices. He further said that relocating LTO to the town of Tigaon is a shot in the arm for the municipality's growing economy with the sprouting of business ventures around the establishment, and the generation of local employment.

Mayor Fuentebella affirmed Masagca's statement and expressed her optimism that with the LTO Partido District Office in her town, economic activities would be boosted significantly. Requests for Mayor's Permits for new business enterprises like eateries, insurance companies, emission testing centers, have started rolling in.

Fuentebella thanked former Cam. Sur 4th District Congressman Wimpy Fuentebella for his initiative in the conversion and transfer, and her predecessor, Mayor Arnie Fuentebella for offering the building to house the new LTO District Office.