- Imee Marcos shared on social media her “proof” that she actually graduated from UP College of Law
- According to the post, Marcos attended the graduation in 1983 with her parents
- The photos Marcos provided were in contrast to the claim by Rappler
Senate candidate Imee Marcos has posted on social media several photos that could actually prove she graduated from University of the Philippines with flying colors.
KAMI learned that Marcos attended her 1983 graduation from UP College of Law. It was also stated in the caption that former President Ferdinand Marcos and former First Lady Imelda Marcos were the ones who pinned her medal for her Latin honor.
According to a report by ABS-CBN News, the photos posted by Marcos was contrasting to the news report by Rappler.
KAMI reported before that according to the news site, the Senate did not graduate from UP College of Law. Rappler based their report from the response of UP Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa.
Herbosa said that they do not hold a record that Marcos actually graduated from UP, according to their registrar’s office. However, Herbosa said that Marcos took non-degree courses in the College of Arts and Sciences from 1976 to 1977.
In another previous report by KAMI, Rappler also debunked the claim that Marcos graduated from Princeton University. A spokesperson from the Ivy League school said that they do not have a record that showed Marcos was given a degree.
However, Marcos said during her interview with News5 that as far as she knew, she graduated from Princeton and she did not know the spokesperson that Rappler was referring to.
Born on November 12, 1955, Maria Imelda Josefa Romualdez Marcos or simply put Imee Marcos is the incumbent Ilocos Norte Governor. She is the daughter of former President Ferdinand Marcos and former First Lady Imelda Marcos.
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