MBHTE CONDEMNS KILLING OF ITS PERSONNEL
THE MINISTRY of Basic, Higher and Technical Education denounced the killing of one of its personnel on Monday, January 17.
Schools District Supervisor Javier Kumandi Sr. was gunned down in Barangay San Pablo, Tacurong City at 7:30 p.m.
Kumandi died on the spot while his wife was rushed to a hospital.
“The shooting incident was heart-rending and tragic. It is something that we at the ministry condemn in the strongest possible terms,” Education Minister Mohagher Iqbal said.
“We condemn any hatred and violence — just as we condemn the ignorance and prejudice at their root,” he added.
Iqbal also called on the police to immediately investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice. “Further, we urge everyone to be more vigilant and cautious in these trying times,” he added.