CL 2nd in num­ber of dru­gaf­fected vil­lages in PH

Sun.Star Pampanga - - TOPSTORIES! -

CEN­TRAL Lu­zon on Wed­nes­day re­vealed that Cen­tral Lu­zon is sec­ond in the list of re­gions with high num­bers of drug-af­fected barangays.

Dur­ing his meeting with the may­ors from all over the coun­try in Mala­cañang, the Pres­i­dent iden­ti­fied the Na­tional Cap­i­tal Re­gion as top on the list, fol­lowed by Cen­tral Lu­zon and the Ne­gros Is­land Re­gion (NIR) as the third-most drug af­fected re­gion in the Philip­pines.

Vic­to­rias City Mayor Fred­er­ick Fran­cis Palanca, pres­i­dent of As­so­ci­a­tion of Chief Ex­ec­u­tives (ACE) in Ne­gros, said the Pres­i­dent re­it­er­ated his call to the lo­cal chief ex­ec­u­tives to help the ad­min­is­tra­tion’s cam­paign against drugs.

“He told us to do our jobs and he will back us up. Oth­er­wise, he will run after us,” Palanca sai d.

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