Today, Mayor Levi S. Ebdao together with Dr. Christie Jean V. Ganiera, President of Davao de Oro State College, Dr. Gloryjean C. Altamera, DDOSC Vice President for Academic Affairs, Sir Jeson N. Geroche, DDOSC Director for Research and Development Division attended the Blessing and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Tissue Culture Laboratory of the Davao de Oro College, Maparat Farm.

This facility will be used for instruction, research, extension and production services of the said institution that would significantly help the banana industry to attain enough available and disease-free planting material for the Province of Davao de Oro and its neighboring areas.

In his message, Mayor Levi Ebdao assured the continuous support of the local government of Compostela to the developmental plans and programs of the DDOSC.