DILG files raps vs town execs for low-functioning anti-drug councils

By: /INQ.net March 27,2019 - 06:39 PM


MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) filed complaints against the mayors of 50 towns before the Office of the Ombudsman, due to low-functionality or non-compliance of their anti-drug abuse councils (ADAC).

The mayors — nine of which are also included in President Rodrigo Duterte’s narcolist — and a provincial governor will face administrative charges due to neglect of duty as local executives, according to Assistant Secretary Ricojudge Echiverri on Wednesday.

Here is the list of municipalities whose ADACs were deemed either as non-compliant or low-functioning.

Non-Compliant :

1. Province of Tawi-tawi

2. Lacub, Abra

3. Burdeos, Quezon

4. San Narciso, Quezon

5. Sariaya, Quezon

6. Lopez, Quezon

7. Perez, Quezon

8. Rizal, Palawan

9. Kalayaan, Palawan

10. Taytay, Palawan

11. Quezon, Palawan

12. Tagkawayan, Quezon

13. City of Toledo, Cebu

14. San Francisco, Cebu

15. Irosin, Sorsogon

16. Santa Magdalena, Sorsogon

17. Magallanes , Sorsogon

18. Langiden, Abra

19. Lagangilang, Abra

20. San Isidro, Northern Samar

21. Las Navas, Northen Samar

22. City of Borongan, Eastern Samar

23. Malabang, Lanao del Sur

24.Kapai, Lanao del Sur

25. Manabo Abra

26. Pidigan, Abra

27. Licuan-Baay. Abra

28 Tagaloan II, Lanao del Sur

29. Amai Manabilang, Lanao del Sur

30. Marogong, Lanao del Sur

31. Poona Bayabao, Lanao del Sur

32. Marantao, Lanao del Sur

33. Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya

34. Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya

35. Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya

36. Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya

37. Aritao , Nueva Vizcaya 

38. Alfonso Castaneda, Nueva Vizcaya

39. Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya

40. Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya

41. Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya

42. Dupax del Sur, Nueva Vizcaya

Low Functionality:

1. Hadji Muhtamad, Basilan

2. Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat

3. Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao

4. Ampatuan, Maguindanao

5. Maguing Lanao del

6. Lasam, Cagayan

7. San Fernando, Cebu

8. Bay, Laguna

9. Camiling, Tarlac

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