Fernandino farmers decry ‘cancellation’ of land titles
City assessor says it’s a Supreme Court order
Orlando Salvador, a member of the Pamisanmetung Da Ring Ortelanu Ning San Fernando group, disclosed during a media forum that the titles of at least 53 hectares of farmlands in Barangay Sta. Lucia here owned by some 28 individuals here were “cancelled.”
“Nandin abak, minta ku city hall para mamayad amilyar pero itang metung kung titulu e de tinggap ning City Assessor’s Office (CAO). Ing sabi da, mecancel ya kanu ing titulu. Kitang ku bakit, sabi da pepacancel ne ning mikabandi (This morning, I went to the city hall to pay my real property tax but one of my land titles was not accepted by the City Assessor’s Office. They told me it was cancelled. I asked them why and their only answer is that the owner asked for its cancellation),” Salvador narrated.
Salvador said that he was appalled upon learning the sudden cancellation of the land title, especially