Classes in Lamitan city shortened due to security threats PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 June 2017 15:57

Classes in Lamitan city in Basilan have been shortened to half day yesterday due to reported security threats in the area.

The declaration was contained in a Department of Education Division Memorandum dated June 21 addressed to all District Supervisors and District and Secondary School Principals.

It gave the directive that classes will be shortened up to 12noon based on the advice of Police Chief Inspector Allan Benasing, Lamitan City Police Chief.

No other explanation was given by Dep-Ed Division Officer in Charge Saudi Dalu, the memo’s signatory.

It further stated that official time will resume until further notice.

Sources however said that the directive was given due to threats to security.  (Richard Falcatan)