Manifesto of Commitment

Pagudpud Mayor Rafael Benemerito and Dir. III Bryan B Babang, (PDEA RD1) sign the “Manifesto of Commitment” following the inauguration and blessing rites for the Kanlungan ni KUYA: Balay Silangan Reformation Program in Northridge Beach Resort, Brgy. Burayoc held on October 14, 2020. The event was also attended by lawyer Jose Pancho (Chief of Staff of Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc); Darnel L Bacate, PDEA Prov. Officer I.N.; Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Baoit; Randy S. Dela Rosa, CESE, DILG Provincial Director; Nestor Pascual, (TESDA Administrator); Pagudpud Police Captain Eduardo C. Santos, municipal officials, and PWUDs. The project was launched by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in cooperation with the Ilocos Norte provincial government and Municipality government of Pagudpud to provide temporary shelter to drug offenders as they reform and prepare themselves to rejoin the community as self-sufficient and law-abiding citizens. (Photo courtesy of Municipal Government of Pagudpud)