There is a possibility that when we say lock in, anything that could distract or disturb the security of the president is contained,' Joel Sagadal, UPMin Land Management Officer, explained.
However, the UPMin administration said they were not given prior information on the matter.
While the protocol for national security supersedes all the other protocols, the UPMin administration should be, at least, informed so they could prepare, Sadagal said.
Concepcion said they have already started planning for the offering of the new course, as they wanted to complement the establishment of the world-class, P8-billion Davao City-UP Sports Complex at the UPMin
campus in Tugbok district here.
UPMin said out of '21 affected informal settlers, only 15 were summarily evicted due to their refusal to voluntarily demolish their illegal structures and accept the compromise agreement as offered by the implementing agencies.'
UPMin also stated that the illegal settlers were offered financial assistance.
The informal settlers were also offered financial assistance and temporary relocation areas, among others,' UPMin said.
But Mintal Barangay Captain Rey Amador Bargamento said UPMin uses Mintal 'because the land where UPMin stands is within Barangay Mintal.'
'We know the boundary of our territory concerning UPMin,' Bargamento said.