Region I PNP regional director, CSC awardee

SAN FERNANDO CITY – Police Chief Supt. Leopoldo N. Bataoil, Regional Director had been adjudged as one of the awardees in the search for outstanding public officials and employees conducted by the Civil Service Commission.

The search is in accordance with the nationwide annual celebration of the 107th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary.

Bataoil’s youngest daughter, Angela Bataoil, and mother in-law, Mrs Leticia Meim, received the prestigious award during the Parangal at Pasasalamat held on September 19 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Bataoil is presently in the US.

The Pag-asa Award is conferred to an individual or group of individuals for an outstanding contribution resulting from an idea or performance which has directly benefitted the government.

The CSC gave the award in recognition of Bataoil’s  exemplary leadership in enforcing laws, winning wars and touching people’s lives not only in the region but in the name of public service.

“I’m very thankful that they recognized our efforts and the PNP as a whole. The award that I received is the achievement of everybody. It is a manifestation of our teamwork in enforcing laws, winning wars and touching people’s lives,” Bataoil said.

Bataoil said he did not expect an award from the Civil Service Commission. (Danny Antalan)