The Iloilo Capitol will provide a transport services to its employees who will be affected by the two-day transport strike on June 5-6. “It will be business as usual,” said Gov. Arthur D. Defensor Sr. “There is no transport holiday and capitol employees have to report to their office.”
Defensor issued an executive order recalling all vehicles owned by the Iloilo Provincial Government and cancelling all travel orders during the strike as contingency measure. He ordered that these vehicles must be put on standby in designated areas to serve capitol employees and for any other emergency needs. The vehicles of the Provincial Engineer’s Office and the General Services Office will be used to transport or pick-up employees who will report for duty. The designated pick-up points and assigned service vehicle that will operate from 7:00-7:30 AM are the following:
*Guimbal Plaza – Provincial Engineer’s Office (PEO) Service Vehicle No. 16
*Janiuay Plaza – PEO Service Vehicle No. 17
*Maasin Plaza – PEO Service Vehicle No. 18
*Mina Plaza – PEO Service Vehicle No. 19
*Alimodian/San Miguel Plaza – PEO Service Vehicle No. 20
*Pototan Plaza – PEO Service Vehicle No. 22
*Capitol to Provincial Equipment and Motor Pool in Sta. Barbara – PEO J.T 1
Vans will also be used to pick-up employees from Pavia People’s Terminal in Ungka, Tikod Terminal in Baldoza, Oton Plaza, Mohon Terminal, Guimbal Plaza and Savanna Iloilo.
An assistance desk manned by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office’s Emergency Responders will also be activated to respond to stranded employees.
In case of emergency, the employees can contact Engr. Argel Alasian of the General Services Office at 09185586561 or 509-5062. (Joel Z. Tormon/Capitol News)