Aquino declares Barangay, SK polls as ‘special non-working holiday’


President Benigno Aquino 3rd has declared October 28 a special non-working holiday throughout the country to allow voters to take part in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

Citing Proclamation 656 signed last Septmber 25, President Aquino said that “it is important to give the people the fullest opportunity to participate in the said elections and exercise their right to vote.” CATHERINE S. VALENTE


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