August 2, 2011, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. had announced the suspension of colleges, universities and so with government agencies due to continues heavy rains and flooding all over NCR (National Capital Region). The suspension was declared an hour ago, and was said to be that the suspension will start this 1pm.
It was Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda who post the announcement on his official twitter account to ensure that public will be informed.
He stated clearly in his twitter, “Upon the recommendation of NDRRMC, E S Ochoa has declared the suspension of college classes and government work in NCR effective 1 p.m.”
Though some of the colleges and universities have already made their suspension this Tuesday morning, it’s a good thing to know that the suspension was made general through out NCR.
Prior to this article, DepEd (Department of Education) have already announced the suspension of classes in pre-school, elementary and high school levels.