Battle of the band champ conferred with award

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO- Police Senior Superintendent Moro Virgilio M. Lazo, Officer-in-Charge of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) conferred the Medalya ng Kasanayan to the members of the Regional Public Safety Battalion 1(RPSB1) Band during the traditional flag raising ceremony held at PRO1 Grandstand here on March 10.

The RPSB1 Band was adjudged as the grand champion during the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations-Northern Luzon  (DIPO-NL) “Ang Galing ng Pulis”  Battle of the Bands held in Sillag Village, Poro Point Freeport Zone, Industrial park, San Fernando City, La Union last March 7.

The RPSB1 Band competed with the bands from Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2), Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3) and Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR).

Lazo said the accomplishment of the RPSB1 Band gave honor not just for themselves but for RPSB1 and PRO1as well.

“This award shall serve up the purpose to inspire you more not only in your singing career, but also in your duties and responsibilities as law enforcers. May you serve as an inspiration to your comrades, for them to showcase also their talents,” he added.

The RPSB1 Band members who received the award included Police Officer 3 Cecilio T. De Sahagun, PO2 Mario Solis, PO2 Jesus A. Villanueva, PO1’s Densten D. Corpuz, Jan Rowell J. Siobal, Cristopher V. Dela Cruz, Genelie DP Layacan, Robert B. Abella Jr., Danilo A. Testado Jr., Israel Lemuel P. Carranza and Omega M. Tungbaban.

The giving of awards to said PNP personnel is in accordance with the provisions of Section 2 and 7 of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) Memorandum Circular Number 93-018 as amended by Memo Circular Number 2006-003 in furtherance of Section 14 and 69 of the Republic Act 6975.#