41 Barangays in Siquijor, 1 in Negros Oriental Formally Declared as Drug Cleared

The Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing Program formally declared 41 barangays in Siquijor and 1 in Negros Oriental as drug cleared after successfully passing the deliberation done by the Committee on January 23, 2019.

Representatives from each of the barangays received a Certificate of Drug-Cleared Barangay during the formal declaration held in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, on May 22, and in Siquijor, Siquijor, on May 23.

Present during the activities were representatives of the Regional Oversight Committee, BADAC, members, chiefs of police, and the local chief executives. The said barangays were subjected to an on-site validation prior to the deliberation by the Committee.

The Oversight Committee is chaired by PDEA, with DILG as vice chair and the PNP, DOH, and LGU as members.