LAOAG CITY (Jan. 12) – The family of the late public school teacher Juanita Fagaragan has turned emotional during the awarding ceremony sponsored by the Commission on Election graced by Gov. Imee Marcos and Comelec Commissioner Greg Lardizabal.
Ms. Fagaragan died in the line of duty when a wayward truck sideswiped her in a road accident in Badoc, Ilocos Norte on her way to serve as member of Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) last May 2010 election,
The teary-eyed sister of Juanita who arrived from abroad said that it is heartbreaking that they will no longer see Juanita in person, however, her family was thankful to COMELEC for posthumously honoring their late loved one.
She added that the certificate will serve as a reminder about her sister Juanita’s faithful service to her country.
Aside from the certificate, her family also received 250,000 pesos as financial assistance from Comelec.