Sulu State College hosted the fellowship and cultural night named “Panghulmati kay Chairman Popoy” on the second night of the chairman’s visit, on August 7, 2021 held in Sulu State College gymnasium, Jolo, Sulu.

The keynote speaker was the man of the hour, Chairman of the Comission on Higher Education, Prof. Prospero “Popoy” de Vera III. The 1st District Sulu Congressman, Hon. Congressman Samier A. Tan graced the occasion and sponsored prizes during the surprise games towards the end of the program.

Heads of the higher education institutions (HEI) were also in attendance and expressed their messages. Namely, they were: (1) Prof. Nagder J. Abdurahman, Chancellor of Mindanao State University-Sulu; (2) Fr. Eduardo Santoyo, Ph.D, OMI, President of Notre Dame of Jolo College; (3) Engr. Sambas I. Hassan, President of Sulu College of Technology; (4) Engr. Hji Yusop Ismi, President of Southwestern Mindanao Islamic Institute; and (5) Prof. Charisma S. Ututalum, CESE, President of Sulu State College.

Cultural performances from Mindanao State University-Sulu and Sulu State College were also rendered.

The event was gracefully hosted by the masters of ceremony, Mr. Firash Zhed S. Ututalum and Ms. Adawia Jamasali Alibasa.