The Philippine National Police is anticipating round 15,000 protesters during the second State of the Nation Adress (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 24.
National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Oscar Albayalde stated that the newest estimate is increased than the 12,000 individuals who truly joined final 12 months’s SONA protest.
Albayalde added that some will attend within the morning and go away, nonetheless the majority of the protesters would arrive earlier than lunch.
Albayalde stated that the police can coexist with the protesters and never hurt one another for a peaceable demonstration identical to what occurred final 12 months.
Albayalde stated that they’ll deploy 6,000 cops during SONA.