Validation, declaration of drug-cleared towns in MIMAROPA held in Occidental Mindoro


The MIMAROPA’s Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing Operation has conducted a validation and declaration of drug free barangays and municipalities in Occidental Mindoro.

Several leaders in MIMAROPA Region were present during the event held today at the Oriental Mindoro Capitol Complex.

“The Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing Operation conducted their validation and declaration of drug free municipalities today, June 25, 2018 at the Provincial Training Center, Capitol Complex, Mamburao,” the province said.

Occidental Mindoro Vice Governor Peter J Alfaro said that the cooperation among the concerned agencies is the key to a successful campaign against illegal drugs.

“Ang pagtutulungan ng barangay at kapulisan ang susi ng tagumpay para maging matagumpay ang kampanya laban sa droga,” Alfaro was quoted as saying.

Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali, chair of Regional Peace and Order Council, MIMAROPA Region, led the validation process together with the members of the committee.

“Pagkatapos na maideklara ang isang bayan na drug free municipality, the local government officials should sustain their achievement,” Umali said.

Present in the said occasion were Occidental Mindoro Gov. Mendiola, PSSupt Romie Estepa, Mario DA Ramos,-Regional Director – lPDEA, Mayor Lyn Tria, Mayor Ben Tria and Mayor Maria Angela Sabando of municipality of Roxas, province of Palawan..

“This activity shall be conducted every quarter of the year in support to the campaign of President Duterte against drugs,” Occidental Mindoro province said.