More than 500 Cebu Capitol employees undergo drug testing
The Cebu Provincial Government has conducted a surprise random drug testing among its employees on Monday.
The surprise drug testing was announced after the flag-raising ceremony.
There are 3,089 employees in the Capitol composed of co-terminous, permanent, casual and job order workers. Of the said number, 517 personnel from different offices were chosen in random to undergo the drug test.
The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office headed by Ivy Durano-Meca led the drug testing.
Based on the drug test results, a male casual employee tested positive. However,the result, is still subject for further confirmatory test.
According to the Human Resource Management Office, if the confirmatory test comes out positive, the employee will undergo rehabilitation in an accredited and certified rehabilitation center at his own cost.