To further boost the continuing progressive preservation of peace and order in the province of Zambales in terms of prevention on the proliferation of illegal drugs, ADAC Provincial Audit Team Chairperson and DILG Zambales Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad together with Hon. Hermogenes E. Ebdane, Jr., Governor, Hon. Jefferson F. Khonghun, Vice-Governor and PCOL Ponce Rogelio I. Peñones, PNP Provincial Director, awarded the top 3 best performing Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (MADACs) in the province during the conduct of the 3rd Quarter Joint Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) Meeting on September 30, 2019 at Balin Sambali, Iba, Zambales.

The activity was attended by PPOC and PADAC Members, Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (PTF-ELCAC) Members, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales field officers and staff, Chiefs of Police, Municipal Fire Marshals and other local functionaries of Zambales.

The award was based on the conducted 2018 Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (ADACs) Performance Audit last September 18, 2019. The municipalities of Botolan, Subic and San Marcelino were awarded as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Top Performing LGUs with High MADAC Functionality, respectively.

Likewise, Pastor’s League of Zambales, Empowering Leaders for Transformation Inc. (ELTI) and International Police Commission as Civil Society Organization (CSO) members of the Audit Team, were given Certificate of Appreciation for their support during the audit.