The Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Ilocos Sur Provincial Audit Team conducts Annual Performance Audit

Bantay, Ilocos Sur – Ensuring the continued improvement and performance of local anti-drug abuse councils (ADACs) in the campaign against illegal drugs in the province, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG Ilocos Sur) recently conducted a two-day Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Performance Audit (AY 2020) covering two (2) Cities and thirty-two (32) Municipalities on July 22-23, 2021 at La Jenns Hotel and Resto Grill, Bantay, Ilocos Sur.

The Provincial Audit team is led by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and composed of representatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

As stated on DILG Memorandum Circular No. 117, series of 2019, the ADAC performance audit aims to assess the functionality and effectiveness of local ADACs based on existing policies, determine their innovations, and best practices, and create a platform for evaluation, assessment, and recognition.

In attendance during the said activity were DILG Ilocos Sur Provincial Director Randy S. Dela Rosa, Cluster Leader Mila P. Madriaga, Program Manager Cesarieta R. Pestaño and staff, PDEA Provincial Officer Anabel F. Cabarles, PEMS Richard Pajo of ISPPO, and CSO Representatives - Provincial Federation of BHW President Zenaida P. Pulido, Rex Dexter Quilala and Primitiva R. Ragon, respectively.

By: LGOO II Jaemee Erleen T. Espejo

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