about 30 percent of some 16 million indigenous peoples stand to benefit from a new agreement between the Comelec, DILG and National commission o indigenous peoples to facilitate their registration as voters for the 2013 midterm elections.
officials of the 3 agencies signed a memorandum of agreement that will allow comelec, ncip and dilg personnel to go to ip communities in the hinterlands to allow them to register. Continue reading
Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes admits they are getting dizzy by the problems that crop up in their preparations for the 2013 midterm elections.
asked if they’ve encountered problems, brillantes said, “dami naming nakikita malapit na kaming mahilo.”
without elaborating, Brillantes however says its nothing they can’t handle. they expect to get more help once President Aquino names a 7th commissioner to replace Gus Lagman. “patong patong marami naman kami were 6 were asking the president to appoint the 7th. he’s going to appoint before start of congress
I haven’t endorsed anybody sana babae lagay nalulungkot kami lagi rito.” Continue reading