Essay on Barangay Banga Profile

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We would like to lengthen our profound gratitude to Mr. Noberto Montecino for the chance he has given to us in conducting this study on the history of Brgy. Banga, Bayawan City. This effort would not have been possible without his reinforcement and reassurances of making this research a successful one.

We would also like to extend our heartfelt appreciations to Hon. Amador Antique for his magnanimous and generous sharing of knowledge with regard on the past history of Brgy. Banga. Furthermore, we would like to thank our parents for their unending love, support, understanding and prayer as well as to our dearest friends who indeed help us in accomplishing this matter.

Above all, we give our genuine gratefulness to
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An Interview with Hon. Amador Antique

According to Hon. Amador Antique, it was 1978 when he came to Bayawan. During this time, Cabcabon was planted with coconuts, sugarcanes, corns and at the same time a pasture of carabaos. He added that Brgy. Banga got its name from a “banga” plant which belongs to the family of palm tree. This certain plant inhabited the land area of the place and because it’s known to be an “itchy blooded tree” the people decided to deteriorate it.

Hon. Antique became a councilor to this place in the year 1986 and in the year 2008 he was elected as the barangay chairman of Banga. He stresses that there was a slow progress in the area before the era. The development started by the time Bayawan is converted into a City. The construction of a concrete feeder road was established due to the era and the state of being a City of Bayawan.

Based on his statement it was the first Brgy. Chairman in the person of Hon. Ceriaco Galon who donated the lot for the school named, Banga Elementary School today. This has been his greatest contribution to his constituents as chairman of the said barangay in the year 1940. Hon. Antique’s contributions during his time were the lightings going to Sitio Mandalag and the road cementing up to Buli-buli. The construction of two buildings for the Banga