In consonance with the drug campaign of the PNP to reduce the drug menace nationwide, Police Regional Office 10 launched on Monday the Battle Against Drugs (BAD) that is duly organized by Faith-based Civic Non-Government Organization, which coincided with the Flag Raising and Awarding Ceremony at the RHQ Grandstand, Camp Alagar, Cagayan de Oro City.
The activity was graced by DR. DANILO I. BORNALES, Founder/President, Battle Against Drugs, as Guest of Honor and Speaker, together with Faith-based volunteers across the region.
The activity was highlighted by the presentation of awards to the distinguished PNP personnel for their commendable acts rendered in the performance of their duty.
The Battle Against Drugs (BAD) aims to highlight the harmful effects of illegal drugs in the nation through conducting training, symposiums, and seminars in public and private schools down to the grassroots level of the community.
DR. BORNALES himself officiated the Pledge of Commitment with the men and women of PRO10 to uphold its vision and mission, and to promote its Godly Advocacy.
Meanwhile, PBGEN LAWRENCE B COOP, Regional Director, PRO10 extended his message of support to this program by underscoring the PRO10s scrupulous efforts in battling illegal drugs.
“PRO10 confiscated a total of PhP43.8 million worth of illegal drugs in which 1,406 or 75.23% of the affected barangays was declared as drug-free barangay.” PBGEN COOP said.
DR. BORNALES emphasized in his message that the mortal enemy of the country is the drug menace of which many people have been killed because of the use of illegal drugs.
“This is now the time to join together and fight against this drug menace and we can do it by the grace of God. With the help of God, we can put an end to this [drug] menace of our country. Let us do our best to make our country a drug-free nation so our next generation will enjoy the blessing of what we have started today.” He said.
Further, faith-based volunteers conducted a Battle Against Drugs Leadership Orientation Seminar to further provide them a broad understanding about the said program. ###
SOURCE: RPIO PRO10