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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

BG PARTY-LIST 108 CONGRATULATES NEW BISAYA LAWYERS

CEBU CITY - Nominees of the Bisaya Gyud (BG) Partylist 108 on Wednesday congratulated new Bisaya barristers in the country. 

First nominee Alelee Aguilar-Andanar shared her highest regards to the new lawyers for their determination, diligence, and hard work, saying that they are going public defenders who will stand for the rights of the marginalized sectors.

“Hindi madali ang mga pinagdaanan niyo pero nagawa niyong lampasan ang mga hamon dahil sa inyong sakripisyo at sipag sa pag-aaral. Natutuwa ako na madadagdagan na naman ang mga tagapagtanggol ng batas at sa mga dehado sa ating lipunan. Umaasa ako na sa inyong paglalayag sa larangan ng abogasiya ay uunahin niyo ang kapakanan ng ating mga kapwa Bisaya na inaapi, nilalamangan, at kulang sa kakayahan para ipagtanggol ang sarili,” she said.

“Sana ay magpapatuloy kayo sa pagpapakita ng husay, integridad, at katapatan sa tungkulin upang magsilbing inspirasyon sa mga Bisaya at sa sambayanang Pilipino,” she added.

Second nominee Atty. Mico Clavano also extended his congratulations to his fellow lawyers.

“Inaasahan kong kayo ang magsisilbing gabay at bantay sa ating lipunan, at isusulong ang kapakanan ng mga nangangailangan,” he said.

“Looking forward to working with you as partners in our pursuit to serve the Filipino people, especially the Bisaya Gyud,” he added.

According to the Supreme Court, a total of 8,241 examinees out of the 11,402 takers passed the 2020.2021 Bar Examinations. Th
e said batch whose passing rate is at 72.28% almost surpassed the all time high passing rate in history which was 75.17% in the 1954 Bar. 

The SC also released the top schools with highest exemplary passers, namely the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, San Beda University, University of San Carlos, and Arellano University.