DILG X – Look! The Provincial Government of Camiguin, and its five municipalities, has been awarded the Balangay Seal of Excellence as a recognition of being the first declared drug-cleared province in the country.

Conferred by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the said seal was personally awarded by PDEA Director General Wilkins M. Villanueva, MPA, CESE to the five municipal mayors and to Provincial Governor Jurdin Jesus M. Romualdo during the awarding ceremony at Convention Center, Mambajao, Camiguin on February 7.

“If drug use ends, peace and order remain… drug use in Camiguin will not prevail.” said Usec. Villanueva as he commends the provincial and municipal government of Camiguin in maintaining the province free from any illegal drug activitiesThe Balangay Seal of Excellence is a special recognition awarded to provinces and municipalities for its effort in clearing the menace of illegal drugs through the implementation of Barangay Drug Clearing Program.