PDEA Region VII Director, Wardley M. Getalla said that the drug war of the Duterte administration is heading to the right direction – given the many positive statistics which is contrary to Robredo’s statement. When asked st the 888 News Forum, Dir. Getalla said that it was sad to hear such comment from her. The VP who in under protest by former Senator Bongbong Marcos only had 18 days tenure as the drug war czar. She was fired by the President for being incompetent.
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PDEA: The Drug War of President Duterte is NOT a Failure
Destruction of Marijuana Plantations
Getalla said that they were able to eradicate 11 marijuana plantations and 60 drug dens accross the region. They were also able to apprehend 15 cases of over half kilo of shabu operations. These are only few of the many statistics that they have on record.
Joint Operations with PNP and the Local Government
Continues monitoring of the ports for possible entry of the illegal substances are as tight as ever. K9 dogs are deployed to efficiently watch the region’s entrance and exit points. The PDEA also supports the operations of the PNP with the assistance of the local government that provides the facilities needed.
Protecting the Youth from the Harmful Substance
Entertainment places where the youth frequents are also under inspection. This is to make sure that no selling or distribution of illegal drugs can take place there. Such initiative happens after the numerous reports that the illegal drug trade is rampant in disco houses, hangout places, and drinking clubs.
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The Drug War is NOT a failure
The PDEA Director sure knows what he is talking about. At the beginning of his speech, he enumerates the many programs they implemented and their current status. He is certain that President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs is on the right track to success. This is because of the halt or reduction of massive illegal drug operations in the region.