52 applicants for 7 RTC judge posts in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 September) — Fifty-two hopefuls have applied as  judges for seven vacant Regional Trial Court branches across Mindanao, the 
Judicial and Bar Council announced in a statement on Sept. 26.

According to Ma. Luisa D. Villarama, Supreme Court Clerk of Court and JBC ex-
officio secretary, almost half or 25 of the applicants are vying for only
one post – Davao City RTC Branch 14 judge. Four of the applicants applied in
more than one court.

The JBC statement was posted in its website and asked the public to give feedback on the applicants.

“The public may submit sworn complaint, written report, or opposition against any of the applicants not later than October 8 to the JBC Secretariat.

The rest applied for the vacancies in Pagadian City, Dipolog City, Siocon,
Zamboanga del Norte; Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte, Bayugan, Agusan del Sur;
and Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Read story here.

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