SK officials play vital role in   campaign vs illegal drugs

LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, June 30 (PIA)-- The local government unit of Labangan town, in partnership with the Philippine National Police and Sangguniang Kabataan Federation, joined the kickoff celebration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) at the Municipal Covered Court here on June 26.

IDADAIT is a yearly event observed simultaneously every 26th of June by UN-Member Countries as an manifestation of its purpose to fortify action and cooperation to attain the goal of an international society free of illegal drugs and drug abuse.

The celebration was highlighted with an opening of volleyball cup with the theme “Bola Kontra Droga, Bola Para sa Kapayapaan”, signing of pledge of commitment, and Zumba dance.

Vice Mayor Marlon Valenzuela said the LGU officials are determined to help and cooperate with the PNP in their anti-drug campaign saying that illegal drugs destroy family and society and it can deter the progress of our country.

He also recognized the vital role of the SK officials in the anti-illegal drug activities in the community.

“The active involvement and cooperation of the Sangguniang Kabataan in the government’s anti-illegal drug campaign is very important because they are the future leaders of our country,” Valenzuela said.

Zarouf Dhen Manupac, the SK Federated President, said the youth have contributed in the anti-illegal drug campaign of the government.

He said that the SK officials are firm in their commitment to solve the problems of drug  by signing the pledge of commitment .

“The signing of pledge of commitment is a manifestation of  our strong support to the Anti-Illegal Drugs Program of the government. We pledge to carry out our obligations to keep ourselves , our families, and our country    drug- free,” Manupac said.

He also said that through the sports program, it will serve as an opportunity to divert  the attention of the young people from illegal drug activities. (EDT/GCC/PIA9-Zamboanga del Sur)



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