The University Student Electoral Board (USEB) confirmed the last-minute revocation of candidacy of four original nominees from SIBUL partylist and one from TINDIG partylist from running in this year’s college student council (CSC) elections, all due to personal reasons.
The said candidates from SIBUL are Carlyn Santos, Rnie Baustista, Kyle Manalang, and Anastasia Galindez while the one from TINDIG is Camille Recio. Meanwhile, Marjorie Christine Manarang was added to the line-up of SIBUL.
USEB Chairperson Klein Sundiam said that they are yet to update the list of qualified candidates to remove Camille Recio.
TINDIG Chairperson Ericka Sanchez stated that Recio’s withdrawal showed her accountability and willingness to serve.
“What happened was unforeseen, and unexpected, especially because there were circumstances that were out of her control. This just shows good character because she admitted it to herself and us about what happened. Her withdrawal is actually a manifestation of her accountability even though she is not yet elected,” she said.
Sanchez explained that Recio merely does not want to serve without giving her full potential because the latter wants the best for her fellow students.
Meanwhile, SIBUL Chairperson Heracleo Venzon IV did not give any statement as to the withdrawal of their four candidates and asserted that he cannot speak on their behalf, since it is because of their personal reasons.
The online Miting de Avance for CSC-SBA will commence tomorrow from 2 pm to 6 pm via Zoom and will be aired live on the official Facebook page of The Enterprise. The elections will be held virtually this Friday, April 30 2021, under the supervision of USEB.
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