7 months Sotto proposes reactivation of BADAC to prevent entry of drug MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to reactivate the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) to prevent illegal drugs from entering the country’s shores. Sen. Vicente “Tito” Sotto III (L) and President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (R) (ROBINSON NIÑAL JR. / PRESIDENTIAL FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Sotto said the BADAC could solve the Philippines’ lingering problem on the entry of illegal drugs through its shorelines. “That problem has been there for a long time and that is why I created the BADAC in RA (Republic Act) 9165,” Sotto, an author to the ... more