Beng honors Canelar brgy officials for meritorious act PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:41

Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday honored with certificates of recognition the Barangay Council of Canelar headed by Chairman Godofredo Sabordo for its commendable efforts and collaboration with the city government and law enforcement agencies in peacekeeping advocacies.

“This partnership is an affirmation of our shared vision for a peaceful and safe Zamboanga City under one flag, one nation, one Zamboanga,” Climaco said in the certification of recognition which was awarded during the conduct of the “Dia del Alcalde” at Canelar Elementary School yesterday morning.

Likewise, the lady chief executive also awarded separate certificates of recognition to Canelar Kagawad Jesus Balan and Tanod Romel Brinola for their meritorious response that led to the capture of the suspects in the June 12, 2014 shooting incident at Salwa Hotel along Gov. Camins Road, this city.

“Their actions helped maintain the security of the city during critical time with a spirit of volunteerism and devotion to duty as force multiplier. In the same manner, their good deeds manifested our shared vision for a peaceful and safe Zamboanga City.

Meanwhile, the Zamboanga City Police Press Corps headed by President Arsenio Nuevo in coordination with Daily Zamboanga Times and Zamboanga Today also awarded a certification of commendation to the Barangay Council of Canelar for similar meritorious act.

Nuevo awarded the certificate to the barangay officials of Canelar through Mayor Climaco during Monday’s regular press briefing in City Hall in the presence of Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro, officer-in-charge of the Zamboanga City Police Office, and Chief Insp. Ariel Huesca, chief of the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company.

Nuevo further said the commendation hopes to serve as inspiration to other barangay officials that they may render exemplary performance in their respective communities.

To recall, the lady owner of Hotel Salwa was killed while a security guard was injured when they were shot by two gunmen inside the hotel last June 12.

The suspects fled on foot but were later collard by Kagawad Balan and Tanod Brinola who were only armed with handheld radios issued by the present administration.

“Without the radios that Ma’am Beng gave us, we could not have communicated to the barangay for assistance,” Balan said.— Vic Larato