“BAWAL MAGPAPUTOK”: A REMINDER FROM THE CITY GOVERNMENT
Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. is once again calling on all Olongapeños to adhere to the campaign on “Total Ban on Firecrackers” in the city which in accordance with City Ordinance No. 63 (Series of 2008) entitled, “An Ordinance Prohibiting the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession and use of firecrackers or pyrotechnic devices and such other similar devices and causing the explosion of the same or other similar explosives within the territorial jurisdiction of Olongapo City”.
Through public announcements, the anti-firecracker campaign has started with the use of barkers, print, radio and television, including Balitang Ozisero, Subic Bay News, SBC TV22, dwGO AM and dwOK FM. Posting of campaign posters and tarpaulins with the help of City Public Affairs Office (PAO) in different places in the city is also being implemented to continuously remind Olongapeños of the hazards and damages, firecrackerson lives and properties use of firecrackers bring.
Mayor Gordon also cautioned on the use of Christmas lights to avoid accident and fire occurrences.
Olongapeños are enjoined to support the campaign in order to have a peaceful and safe Christmas and New Year.