Sulu State College (SSC) held a press conference for Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Prospero ‘Popoy’ De Vera III on August 7, 2021 at 2:00pm in the Office of the President, Sulu State College, Jolo, Sulu. Joining the Chairperson is the President herself, Prof. Charisma Ututalum and Atty. Ryan Estevez, Executive Director of UNIFAST.

DXMM, Radyo ng Bayan, ABS-CBN News Correspondent Nickee Butlangan, SSC Sihnag Publication Adviser Adawia Jamasali Alibasa, and Sihnag Publication Editor-in-Chief Remalyn Habibon were in attendance.

Chairman Popoy gave a remarkable response when asked how to increase the number of Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) grantees in SSC to maintain the support to students. He said that the government needs to increase the fund to cater the number of deserving applicants and for the institutions to be more vigilant in identifying the potential grantees.