Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III dismissed as insignificant the survey displaying a drop in the public satisfaction on the federal government’s marketing campaign in opposition to medicine.

Sotto, an ally of the administration, echoed Palace officers’ assertion that the newest Social Weather Station (SWS) survey launched Wednesday (Apr. 19) confirmed that majority of Filipinos nonetheless approve of the federal government’s efficiency in addressing the unlawful medicine downside in the nation.

“It’s a small percentage. Most probably it went to undecided and not against,” he mentioned in a textual content message to reporters in reference to the reported 11 level decline in the public web satisfaction score, from +77 in Dec. to +66 in March.

Sotto even mentioned that it’s “not worth worrying about” contemplating that greater than 70% of Filipinos, primarily based on the identical survey, stay happy with the federal government’s efficiency regardless of the persevering with criticisms each on the house entrance and in worldwide group.

The senator, when the identical survey first got here out in Dec., expressed a distinct view the outcome displaying 78% of the 1,500 respondents worrying over the chance that they or somebody they know could be killed in the course of the federal government’s marketing campaign in opposition to medicine.

Sotto mentioned the survey outcomes proved that the administration’s war in opposition to medicine is efficient because it confirmed that “there are really many people in drugs and they know it.”