Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte: The Police Regional Office (PRO)8 with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Dept. of Interior and Local Govt., Liga ng mga Barangay, Department of Education and Commission on Higher Education, have signed as Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to combat the proliferation of illegal drugs in the region. PRO-8 Regional Director, Chief Supt. Jose Erwin Villacorte, led the MOU signing with Dir. Laurefel Gabales, PDEA-8 Director; Dr. Socorro Ramos, of CHED RO-8; lawyer Cyril Casey Blanco of DILG-8; Dr. Luisa Yu, DepEd Director; and Liga ng mga Barangay president, Edwin Faller. The agreement paves the way for enhanced partnerships in combating illicit trafficking and abuse of dangerous drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors.