Halalan 2016 Forum Series: Santiago and Marcos visit UPV
After a long break from the campaign trail, Presidential Candidate, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, chose to visit UP Visayas on April 13, 2016 together with her running mate for Vice President, Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr.
The audience at the UPV auditorium were composed of UPV constituents, majority of which where students coming from both the Miagao and Iloilo City campuses as well as students from various universities in Iloilo who came to listen to Senators Santiago and Marcos’ plans for the country. Supporters of the two candidates as well as media representatives from the local, national, and international scene were also present to witness the event.
There were also faculty, students and representatives of different organizations from different parts of the region who protested and showed their anti-Marcos stance outside of the UPV auditorium.
The activity is part of a series of Candidates Fora for Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates organized by the UP sa Halalan 2016 Committee in UP Visayas in cooperation with the College of Management Student Council. Aksyon Radyo iloilo also supported the event. (By: UPV-IPO)