Out of appreciation for the nation's first saint, Datu Lapulapu, the whole nation will be on an exceptional working open occasion while Lapu-Lapu City and the entire Cebu region will be on an uncommon non-working occasion on Saturday, April 27.
Datu Lapulapu, presently known as a national legend after President Rodrigo Duterte marked Republic Act 11040 or an Act announcing April 27 as Lapu-Lapu Day or Adlaw ni Lapu-Lapu last June 29, 2018.
It expressed that the statement of the occasions was intended to celebrate the triumph of Lapulapu and his men over the Spaniards in the notable Battle of Mactan on April 27, 1521.
Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza has been reminding the open not to recognize Lapulapu as a fish as this is an affront.
Actually, a mandate was breathed easy of previous Mayor Ernest Weigel forbidding any sustenance foundations from naming the fish Lapulapu or Lapu-lapu and rather utilize the name "Pugapo."
To review, when Duterte keep running for President in 2016, he went to the Liberty Shrine (previously Mactan Shrine) where the statue of Lapulapu was arranged and guaranteed to have a Lapulapu Day or Week.