photo by Wilkins Villanueva

Twenty-two more incumbent barangay officials from Northern Mindanao were added to the drug list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). This was revealed by PDEA Regional Director Wilkins Villanueva during a press conference yesterday. Villanueva said of the 22, four are from Misamis Oriental, three in Cagayan de Oro, eight in Bukidnon, five in Lanao del Norte, and one each in Camiguin and Misamis Occidental increasing to 33 the number of barangay officials linked to illegal drugs in the region.

In a news report from SunStar CDO, Villanueva said the names of officials added on the narco-list will soon be divulged in public after due validation hopefully before May 14 or Election Day.

More details at SunStar CDO HERE.

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