Inabanga gives out P75K incentive
to best school-based antidrug drive
TAGBILARAN CITY, October 12 (PIA)--Inabanga handed a total of P75,000 to two secondary schools in town, all for putting up a benchmark of achievement in anti drug problem that could be emulated by other schools.
This to as the local officials sensed the dire need for more student awareness on the ill effects of narcotics and illegal substances, which has been recently getting to the schools.
Inabanga Mayor Josephine Socorro Jumamoy told Inabangnons that the cash reward could again be used by the winners in pursuing more school-based anti drug campaigns.
Awarded as winners are Saint Paul Academy, a diocesan secondary school in town, which picked P50,000 fresh funds for more anti drugs program in school.
Coming in as a strong runner up is Inabanga High School, which received P25,000 to advance their campaign on the bad effects of drugs and the social menace it brings to communities and its members' personal relationships.
Earlier, the town through the Office of the Mayor rolled out a series of activities to engage the town secondary schools to start their localized campaign programs, according to Frank Baylosis, town information officer.
Inabanga came in as among Bohol's heavily watched town with allegations of drugs entering through a distribution network that spans from its islands as entry points to mountain barangay based packing and repacking activities prior to inter-town distribution.
By far, reports have indicated that only Inabanga has come up with the biggest cash for project incentive for school based anti drugs program.
The town also opened the out of Tagbilaran City launching of Alyansa Laban sa Droga (ALSA DROGA) with still to beat record of largest support crowd.
Mayor Jumamoy has urged her residents to help in the campaign to touch the hearts and minds of drug victims to come out and be into rehabilitation activities.
The town Alsa Droga launch had regional police, drug agents, Bohol provincial Officials and out of town supporters coming ins strong to enthuse the local network to finally be effective against the social menace called drugs. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)
Barangay officials from Inabanga’s 50 barangays, plus anti drug advocates show off the thumbs up or the iconic clenched fist in an open declaration of denying drugs a place in the society. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)