LTO 7 lends genset to Cebu Province, offers free charging

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THE Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 lent the Cebu Provincial Government two brand new 49 kilovolt-ampere (kVA) generator sets as the restoration of electricity continues in Cebu after the devastation brought by Typhoon Odette.

LTO 7 regional director Victor Emmanuel Caindec said that the generator sets will serve as the mobile power in the affected municipalities of Cebu Province.

"I sent a Viber request message to DOTR and LTO, and immediately approved on the basis of President Duterte's directive to utilize all available government assets to help those affected by the typhoon," added the regional director.

The said gensets are currently being used in Sibonga and Cordova towns through their local government units.

To also ease the general public on the continuing restoration of the electricity in Cebu, LTO 7 has also set up free charging stations in its LTO 7 Malasakit Lounge in N. Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City days after it was hit by Typhoon Odette.

Caindec revealed that the LTO 7 free charging station is free of the government's funding and is sponsored by private donors.

"Kani among gibuhat sa both public and private namo nga initiative is our own way of helping the Cebuanos thrive amidst the restoration that is being done on our island," said the director.

LTO 7 unli free charging stations are currently available at LTO 7 N. Bacalso office, LTO 7 MVIC Subangdaku office, LTO 7 Ronda (limited hours), LTO 7 Tagbilaran in Bohol (limited hours), and LTO 7 Garcia-Hernandez in Bohol (limited hours).

LTO 7 has also offered Ronda Municipal Health Unit a power source for them to use in these times of crisis.

According to RD Caindec, the free charging will continue until the electricity is fully restored in the nearby LTO 7 offices./PR

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