House panel approves postponement of Barangay, Sk polls to 2018

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The House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms chaired by CIBAC partylist representative Sherwin Tugna.

The postponement means the current barangay officials tenure will be extended until after the winners will take their oath.

Those who opposed the  deferment include  ACT Teachers Partylist Rep. Antonio Tinio and Gabriela Rep. Arlene Brosas.

Tugna said he expects plenary approval of the measure before the end of August.-Newsline.ph

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