DENR 3 Regional Director Francisco Milla had issued a memorandum commending the initiative of PENRO Bataan to conduct surprise drug tests among its employees upon the order of PENRO Raul Mamac.
All the employees of PENRO Bataan and 2 CENROs in the province yielded negative in the drug test. The test was conducted by the Bataan PNP Crime Laboratory.
In separate certifications issued by Bataan PNP Crime Laboratory Head Police Major Aylin Perez, all 47 employees of PENRO Bataan, 50 employees of CENRO Dinalupihan, and 43 employees of CENRO Bagac yielded negative.
Mamac earlier said his order of surprise drug test of all employees under him is a response to a call for a drug-free Philippines by President Duterte.