Marawi schools division ready for May 9 polls

By APIPA P. BAGUMBARAN

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur — The City Schools Division of Marawi (CSDM) is now ready for the May 9 national and local elections.

Marawi Schools Division Superintendent Anna Zenaida Unte-Alonto says they are ready for the May 9 national and local elections. (Michael John Paclar/PIA Lanao del Sur)

Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) Anna Zenaida Unte-Alonto said teachers and non-teaching personnel of the CSDM with poll duties were provided with technical assistance and have undergone a series of training for electoral boards (EBs) including a refresher course on the dos and don’ts of the May 9 polls.

“They also took an exam in partnership with COMELEC and DOST for them to check if they are really capable and qualified to stand as EBs,” she said.

Alonto said a total of 450 teachers will serve as members of electoral boards and 33 will serve as supervising officials in 33 polling precincts of the city.

The SDS also disclosed that have been instructed by the Bangsamoro region’s education minister to forward moral governance come May 9 considering that it will be the first time for the Bangsamoro region under the BARMM government to participate in a national election.

This by discharging their mandate well in this coming elections without irregularities and upholding honest, peaceful, and orderly polls. (APB/PIA Lanao del Sur)

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