Bauko Mayor Abraham Akilit is hoping to improve the municipality’s performance in the recent Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI).
The Mountain Province politiko received a plaque of recognition after Bauko was able to maintain the second spot in the criteria of government efficiency.
Akilit said he wants do better in the other criteria where Bauko did not do well.
He cited some prospective investors often cite the lack of reliable telecommunications signals in the area.
“We need to continue cracking our heads on how to entice more people to invest in Bauko,” he said.
“We also have to be emphatic in lobbying with concerned government agencies for the provision of more infrastructure projects in the locality so that we will be able to attract more businesses. We want people to come to Bauko and contribute to its overall development,” he added.