Moreover, East Bajac-Bajac in Olongapo City was adjudged first runner up in the highly urbanized city category.
“LTIA is an award system designed by our agency to accord recognition to Lupons at the barangay level which excelled in the implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay Law,” Department of Interior and Local Government Regional Director Florida Dijan explained.
“These Lupons serve as effective avenues in resolving conflicts in the family and in the community without undergoing tedious court litigation,” Dijan added.
Cataning and Kitang II/Luz shall each receive a P300,000 incentive while East Bajac-Bajac will take home P100,000.
Last year, barangay Tuyo in Balanga City was enshrined into the National Hall of Fame after three consecutive victories. (CLJD-PIA 3)