Mayor Climaco orders tighter security for Grand Hermosa festival


Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco has issued an executive order (EO) for some security measures during the celebration of annual Zamboanga Hermosa festival.

EO No. BC 502-2019 prohibits the parking of motorcycles, 4-wheel vehicles, and unauthorized flying of drones except those from the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines in some places in the city from September 28 to October 13.

Also prohibited during the two-week period are bringing of backpacks, wearing of bull caps, waistcoats/chalecos and jackets in certain areas in the city.

The city government has lined up several activities for the Grand Hermosa Festival in honor of the feast of Nuestra Señora La Virgen del Pilar on October 12.