Guv to gladly submit self to drug testing

To provide an example to Capitol employees, Governor Hilario P. Davide III said he will gladly submit himself to a random drug testing and even alcohol.GovernorDavide said the Capitol should be a drug-free government institution.

His statement came after the provincial board passed Resolution No. 25-2014 “calling for immediate random drug testing among employees, workers and officials in the bureaucracy of the province of Cebu” in a regular session on Monday, February 12.

It was sponsored by PB Member Carmen RemediosMeca, the vice-chair of the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drugs Abuse Commission (CPADAC), which embarks on a program to intensify its campaign against illegal drugs in the province.

In her resolution, Meca said: “To ensure that the Province of Cebu serves as a good example to all government employees, workers, and to the public in general, there is a need to conduct random drug testing in the offices of the Province of Cebu and its service providers.”

Meca further stated that such random drug testing will make their campaign effective.