By: Aurell P. Arais/ Johnny Failago
Malaybalay City - Sangguniang Panlalawigan Ex-Officio member Manuel Dinlayan filed a resolution proposing Sayre Highway to be renamed as “Warly’s Highway”.
The said resolution urged Representative Teofisto Guinguna III, Second District of Bukidnon to file a bill in Congress renaming Sayre Highway from Sawaga Bridge of Barangay Casisang in Malaybalay City up to Panlibatohan Bridge of Valencia City as Congressman Reginaldo N. Tilanduca Highway, otherwise known as Warlys’s Highway”.
It said that venerable Reginaldo Tilanduca was a great political leader and a political icon of all Bukidnon natives being a lawyer, certified public accountant and a dedicated public servant and for having been elected as munucipal mayor of Malaybalay and congressman of the second district of Bukidnon for three consecutive terms.
It further stated that the late Congressman Tilanduca was the principal author of Republic Act No. 8490 dated February 11, 1998 creating the City of Malaybalay and Rep. Act No. 8985 dated January 12, 2000 creating the City of Valencia.
The creation of the two premeire cities in Bukidnon accelerated enormous economic development threby making the Sayre Highway between the two cities as an economic zone and corridor of industrialization in the Province of Bukidnon.
The resolution also said that is a fitting tribute to perpetuate the name of the late Congressman in the memory of the people of Bukidnon for his cosmic visions.
The said proposal was referred to the committee on laws chaired by SP member Atty. Roland Detecio for further study.