The Dangerous Drug Summit was conducted on January 13, 2016 at Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center, Capitol Compound, City of Malolos, Bualcan with the initiative of the Provincial Government of Bulacan in partnership with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 3 Office, to present the current drug situation in the province.
The summit was headed by Board Member Atty. Ramon “Monet” Posadas (Committee on Pease and Order), Provincial Administrator Eugenio Payongayong, DILG Bulacan OIC-Provincial Director Darwin D. David, BPPO Provincial Director PPSupt. Ferdinand O. Divina, PDEA RO3 Supervising Admin Officer Christian V. de Honor, LMP Bulacan Chapter President and Pandi Punong Bayan Rico A. Roque, Plaridel Punong Bayan Ms. Jocell Aimee R. Vista-Casaje, Guiguinto Punong Bayan Ambrosio C. Cruz, Jr. Anti Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Members of cities and municipalities of Bulacan also graced the said event.
PA Payongayong opened the event by giving brief summary of the previous summit. PPSupt Divina and Mr. de Honor discussed the current Drug Situation of the Province. While Ms. Imelda C. Magat of DILG-Bulacan and Mr. Glenn M. Guillermo of PDEA RO3 tackle the ADAC Rules and Responsibilities and Legal Basis, respectively.
Ms. Jevelyn Alpas and Mr. Bryan Arce share their personal experience on how dangerous drugs affect their life. PNP Bulacan entertained the participants by showing the documentary video “Taghoy sa Dilim”.
Bishop Efraim Perez of Christian Catholic Church energized the participants with his discussion of Family Values Formation. He emphasized that the family is the source of the problems encountered by the society.
Senior Assistant Provincial Prosecutor Atty. Sinforoso T. Roque, Jr. wrapped up the summit by addressing issues concerning Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, also known as R.A. 9165.
- ADA IV Benedict M. Pangan