Universidad De Manila Urges Students Not to Participate in Rallies

Universidad De Manila: “Any student who will participate in any case to said ‘walk out’ will be subjected to disciplinary action”

UNIVERSIDAD DE MANILA – The prestigious university located in the country’s capital urged its students not to participate in rallies.

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A day after the election last May 9, hundreds of students held a rally in front of the main office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Palacio del Gobernador, Intramuros, Manila.

The students expressed their disappointment due to the results of the election especially the presidential race which has been dominated by presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.

Among the students who joined the rally came from prestigious universities including the University of the Philippines (UP).

But the Universidad de Manila (UdM) warned its students not to participate in student walkouts in order to join the rallies against BBM.

In a statement, UdM shared a part of their manual which prohibits students from participating in activities related to “insurgency” or rebellion.

The university also reminded their students to prioritize their obligation as students rather than walking out of their classes.

Meanwhile, BBM is still leading the race with 31,104,175 votes.

For vice president, Sara Duterte leads with 31,561,948 votes.

On the other hand, among those leading in the senatorial race are the following; Robin Padilla with 26,454,562 votes, Loren Legarda with 23,992,761 votes, Raffy Tulfo with 23,166,449 votes, Win Gatchalian with 20,376,009 votes, Chiz Escudero with 20,050,377 votes, Mark Villar with 19,210,280 votes, Alan Peter Cayetano with 19,079,581 votes, Migz Zubiri with 18,582,962 votes, Joel Villanueva with 18,300,955 votes, JV Ejercito with 15,688,993 votes, Risa Hontiveros with 15,273,594 votes and Jinggoy Estrada with 14,966,887 votes.

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