The Bohol Police Provincial Office (BPPO) urged the drug-free barangays of Bohol not to allow re-infiltration of illegal drug trades.
Police Superintendent George Vale, chief, Police Community Relations (PCR), Â BPPO for and in behalf of Police Senior Superintendent Felipe Natividad said we should continue the fight against illegal drug even that the barangays were already declared by the Barangay Drug Abuse Councils (BADACs) as drug free.
Vale issued the statement during the Countryside Development Program-Purok Power Movement (CDP-PPM) Hand Over and Induction of the Purok Sectoral Working Committees in Mahagbu, Trinidad, Bohol last Thursday.
Mahagbu is among the 18 out of 20 barangays in Trinidad declared by BADACs as drug free.
Col. Vale thanked the BADACs and the Pro Tok Team created by the Provincial Government of Bohol (PGBh) through the (CDP-PPM) in doing and facilitating to make the barangays free from the proliferation of illegal drugs.
First Lieutenant (1Lt.) Jayrod Cabahug in lieu of Lt. Col. Jose Dodjie Belloga of the 47th Infantry Battalion urged the people of Mahagbu to continue supporting the governmentâ€™s development, security and sustainability programs.
Lt. Cabahug also thanked the barangay folks for their warm welcome of the Pro Tok Team in the barangay and to receive the free services given by the PGBh.
Executive assistant to the governor Ariel Lungay in behalf of Gov. Edgar M. Chatto in his message said what the PGBh has been doing is to bring the government closer to the households through the puroks so that the problems of the people could be heard and felt and could be addressed.
Lungay said Gov. Chatto has been always asking the supports and cooperation of the Boholanos to behold Bohol.
He expressed thanks to the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the barangay officials who have been embracing with the capitol officials in the pursuit that geared towards peace and development.
Trinidad Mayor Judith D. Cajes, barangay officials led by Punong Barangay Diego N. Acot and the barangay folks of Mahagbu were elated upon receiving seven carabaos and seven cows from the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPV); assorted vegetable seeds, fruit and coconut seedlings from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) and Municipal Agricultural Office (MAO), food packs from the Office of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development (OPSWD).
Other services given were Medical Check-up (Medical Team from the Provincial Health Office and Municipal Health Office), Dental Check-up (Dental Team from the PHO); hair cut, massage, and operation tuli (302nd Infantry Brigade and 47th Infantry Battalion), and animal deworming (OPV).
On Tuesday the same services have been given to barangay San Isidro in Trinidad town. (AtoyCosap)