Estrada bans political posters in Manila’s public cemeteries

A tarpaulin of a candidate was hurriedly taken down on Saturday as Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada’s entourage of policemen and cemetery officials passed by an alley of Manila North Cemetery on the way to the tomb of Fernando Poe Jr.

Estrada said he issued a marching order to ban “epal” posters of politicians in the city’s public cemeteries visited by more than a million people every year to observe All Saints’ Day.

“Bawal na, pati sakin bawal. Walang exception. Pati dating karatula namin dyan, pinatanggal ko,” he said.

Aside from ensuring that security measures were in place in the 54-hectare cemetery, Estrada said he intended to pay respects to former presidents, mayors and othe…

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Source: Galing Sa Inquirer News feed

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