2014, February 8
Ilocano writers in Ilocos Norte and Cagayan Valley have asked DepEd Sec. Armin Luistro to stop the teaching in the elementary grades of the questionable Ilocano Orthography written by Dr. Joel Lopez, a DepEd official in Ilocos Norte.
In an emergency meeting held February 8 at the Cagayan State University (CSU), officers and members of the Gunglo dagiti Mannurat nga Ilokano iti Filipinas, or GUMIL Filipinasm assailed the issuance of the Kautusang Pangkagawaran Blg. 34, Serye 2013 which is the Ortograpiyang Pambansa by the DepEd