BONTOC, Mountain – The Municipality of Bontoc recognized individuals in the community who exemplified outstanding and selfless service during the regular Monday Flag Raising Ceremony on July 31, 2023.
Bontoc Mayor Jerome “Chagsen” Tudlong, Jr., and PMAJ Pedro Tactay, the Chief of Police of Bontoc Municipal Police Station (MPS) awarded Certificates of Appreciation to three tricycle drivers in recognition of their honesty and integrity in returning valuable items left by passengers in their respective tricycle units.
It was stipulated in the certificates received by the recipients that their actions deserve praise and appreciation and are worthy of emulation. The awardees are Rex Fatog Chaomen, Jayson Khayad, and Joseph Segseg Geronilla.
Also, four traffic enforcers who are members of the Bontoc Municipal Traffic Enforcers Volunteer Organization (BMTEVO) were recognized and were provided with Certificates of Appreciation for their steadfast diligence and dedication in the implementation of the Municipal Traffic Code in the municipality that led to the smooth flow of traffic and prevention of traffic-related incidents or accidents. They are Charibeth Batorin Panyo, Absalom Napadao, Dave Lifano Lawagan, and Mark Joey Toco-oy Kadchao. .
Mayor Tudlong who was elated with the noble act of the above mentioned individuals expressed his utmost gratitude to them, adding that they are partners of the government in making the community a safe, peaceful, and beautiful place to live in.
The mayor remarked that the exemplary deeds of honesty, professionalism as drivers and customer service of the tricycle drivers are worthy of emulation.
Likewise, he noted the presence of the traffic enforcers who are likewise important in ensuring the safety of motorists and pedestrians, and the free flow of traffic.
“May this recognition be an inspiration to everyone to reaffirm continuing efforts to champion volunteerism, cooperation and selfless service to benefit the community. May the noble acts of the awardees remind us of our shared aspirations for a safe, peaceful and beautiful town, which can be achieved as long as we continue to act collectively as agents of change,” Tudlong added.