This is to correct the announcement I made on radio station DZMM (630Khz) today, the 2nd of August 2007, in the matter of Sangguniang Kabataan registration tomorrow.
I said that applications for registration would be received tomorrow, the 3rd of August 2007, at the offices of Election Officers nationwide, and that – pursuant to the COMELEC arrangement with the National Youth Comission – applications for registration would be received on August 4 and 5 at the barangay level.
This is not correct.
There will be no reception of applications for registration tomorrow, despite the President’s declaration of a holiday for all students. It must be emphasized that the holiday was declared to give students the opportunity to travel to their home provinces, if they need to, in order to register at their respective barangays on the scheduled registration dates: August 4 and 5, 2007.
I apologize for any inconvenience my erroneous announcement may have caused.