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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Mountain Province to be declared Drug-Free

By the effort and cooperation of the people, PNP and local officials of Mountain Province to get rid of drugs, the province has now been cleared of illegal drugs and has been set to formally declare as a drug-free. 

All of the ten towns with 144 barangays of Mt. province had been cleared of illegal drugs after they had complied with the 16 parameters set by the Dangerous Drug Board for declaring a barangay as drug-free. 

The recognition as a drug free barangays was validated by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. 

From the report by the Philippine Information Agency website, provincial local police was able to account a total of 459 drug personalities, 441 had surrendered, 17 were arrested and one killed.  

PNP Provincial Director P/SSupt. Tellio Ngis-o said the with the declaration as a drug-free province, local police and officials will intensify information campaign against illegal drugs. He also recommends the creation of  Municipal Drug Action Center that will work on the rehabilitation program for drug victims. 

The success of Mt.province to become drug-free is mainly attributed to the local officials, government officials and other stakeholders in the province, Ngis-o said. 



Anonymous said...

This should be credited and commended to the past Provincial Director, Director Ngis-o is just 1 month old handling mountain province and yet he owns the accomplishment of the past PD

Anonymous said...

The credit and commendation should be and for the past Provincial Director, PD Ngis-o is just 1 month old handling Mountain Province, he is just a successor of the accomplishment of the Past PD, PD Comila

Anonymous said...

Yes! Mountain Province declared as a drug-free in all different communities. The question is, how about within the gov't of the said province? is it drug-free!??

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