Garbage bugs Cebu mayor as Sinulog kicks off

By: - Reporter / @nestleCDN
/ 11:19 AM January 20, 2019
Tomas Osmeña

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeñ. CDN PHOTO / JUNJIE MENDOZA

CEBU CITY – Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña once again highlighted the need for Cebuanos to be mindful of their trash as they participate in the Sinulog Grand Parade.

In his opening speech on Sunday, Osmeña urged revelers to properly dispose of their refuse.


“Ayaw kalimti, usa ra atong siyudad. So, ayaw ilabay imong basura bisag asa (Don’t forget that we only have one city. So, don’t throw your trash just anywhere)

Osmeña said there was no reason for participants to throw their garbage along the Sinulog route.


At exactly 9:30 a.m., the mayor officially opened the Sinulog 2019 Grand Parade inside the Cebu City Sports Center.

According to the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), there were already 10,000 spectators inside CCSC as of 10 a.m.

Chief Insp. Eduard Sanchez, Fuente Police Station chief, said the grand parade started was generally peaceful when it started. /cbb

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