PCOO chief planned visit to SDSSU main campus confirmed

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 13 – No less than Surigao del Sur State University (SDSSU) President Dr. Baceledes Estal has confirmed the planned visit of Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar at their main campus here on June 14, 2018.

“Initial arrangement has been underway although an official communication is yet to follow,” Estal said in an interview over DXJS Radyo Pilipinas.

The SDSSU president could not go into the details since matters had yet to be finalized with the in-charge of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).

Meanwhile, Grace Barcena, PIA infocen manager here, admitted to have initially coordinated with the office of Dr. Estal, saying it would be regarding a forum on “Dismiss Disinformation Advocacy Campaign” which would be spearheaded by Sec. Andanar himself.

On the other hand, Dr. Estal had expressed regret that he would miss the planned visit of Sec. Andanar owing to a conflict of schedule for their “2nd Quarterly Board Meeting in Davao City on the same day.”

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He made sure, however, that “somebody in his institution would take charge in case the rare event would push through.” 

In fact, the SDSSU top exec bared that even a day earlier, June 13, he should already be together with his peers for the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the “Free Tuition Fee Act” with Pres. Rodrigo Duterte at Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace at 3:00 p.m.

He pointed out that State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) presidents had to appear in person with the historic MOA signing of Pres. Duterte. (Radyo Pilipinas-Tandag/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

Source: PIA Feed