SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go was hailed for his outstanding achievement in public service during the Golden Globe Annual Awards for Business Excellence and Outstanding Filipino Achievers at the Manila Hotel on Friday, December 16.
“We are simple people from the province, from Davao, Mindanao, who were given the opportunity by the Lord to serve you. You are not supposed to thank us, as we are the ones that should thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you all. Rest assured that I will not waste this opportunity, and the trust you have given me,” Go said in his speech.
“Your faith in my abilities has pushed me to be the best version of myself. I am truly grateful for this award. However, with or without it, we will continue to work and serve our people. It is important that we will continue to work with or without the award,” he added.
Established in 2005, Golden Globe Annual Awards for Business Excellence and Outstanding Filipino Achievers is a prestigious award-giving body that grants awards to different personalities, politicians, entertainers and individuals who play an important part in the society.
Meanwhile, the senator likewise recognized the contributions and efforts of his fellow awardees, underscoring how their unwavering dedication and commitment to serve the people has significantly uplifted the lives of many Filipinos.
“I would also like to extend my congratulations to my fellow awardees. To all the awardees who are present today, congratulations to all of you. Let us give an applause to all our awardees. It is an honor to be recognized alongside such dedicated and hardworking individuals,” Go said.
“I am inspired by your commitment to serve your communities and make a positive impact in our beloved country. Your dedication to improving the lives of others is truly admirable, and I am grateful to have the opportunity to share this moment with you,” he added.
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