May 4, 2016
DepEd Memorandum No. 73 s. 2016
DISSEMINATION OF PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION NO. 1254
(Declaring Monday, 9 May 2016, as a Special Public (Non-Working) Holiday Throughout the Country)
Bureau and Service Directors
Regional Secretary, ARMM
Schools Division Superintendents
Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads
All Others Concerned
- For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Presidential Proclamation No. 1254 dated April 25, 2016 entitled Declaring Monday, 9 May 2016, as a Special Public (Non-Working) Holiday Throughout the Country.
- Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.
BR. ARMIN A. LUISTRO FSC
PROCLAMATION NO. 1254
DECLARING MONDAY, 9 MAY 2016, AS A SPECIAL PUBLIC (NON-WORKING) HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY
WHEREAS, the national and local elections shall be held on Monday, 9 May 2016;
WHEREAS, Monday, 9 May 2016 should be declared a special public (non-working) holiday to enable the people to properly exercise their right of suffrage.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law do hereby declare Monday, 9 May 2016, as a special public (non-working) holiday throughout the country.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 25th day of April , in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Sixteen.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.