20 Cebu teachers, worried about safety, refuse to serve in May polls

CEBU CITY --- Twenty teachers in San Fernando town in Cebu don't want to serve in the electoral boards of the May 2019 elections because they fear for their safety, according to Renante Angcos, election officer of the town. "Their primary reason is not they are not sure of their safety," said Angcos in an interview over AM radio station dyLA based here. Angcos said that, after receiving the teachers' manifesto, they immediately sat down with them for a dialog on Feb. 9. Among those who attended the meeting were officials from the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) who tried to allay their fears. But Angcos said the teachers appeared bent on backing out of election dutie...

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