DILG inspects nearly-completed drug rehab center in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) here has conducted inspection to the nearly-completed Regional Drug Rehabilitation Center in Barangay San Antonio here.

Elpidio Durwin, DILG – Isabela provincial director, said on Wednesday that he, together with some Ilagan City officials, went to San Antonio to personally assess the readiness and completion of the rehabilitation center which is expected to accommodate severe illegal drug users from the region.

The group also inspected the concreting of the 1.2 kilometer access road leading to the rehabilitation center.

During the last quarter of 2016, DILG Assistant Secretary John Castriciones, also inspected the said drug rehabilitation facility and recommended to undergo completion to accommodate more patients who are severe drug users.

Durwin said that the drug center is expected to be completed by the end of this month.

Building No. 2 is completed and Building No. 1 (quarters) repair is 95% complete. Accordingly, the whole center will be ready for occupancy by last week of January, he added. PNA-northboundasia.com