CEBU CITY, Philippines — "Wala ko kasabot nganong ing-ani ilang strategy, sobraan ra miserable." (I don't comprehend their approach. I believe it's simply excessively.)
This was the announcement of netizen, Ayee Sha, on the Facebook post of the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) page restricting explicit sorts of sack inside the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño for the Sinulog exercises.
The SFI, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño have discharged a joint articulation advising the open that lone clear sacks could be permitted section into the Basilica during Novena Masses.
Beside knapsacks, which was denied in 2019, the Basilica likewise restricted satchel sacks, camera cases, bags, printed design packs, clear rucksacks, diaper sacks, duffel sacks, fanny packs, and tinted plastic packs.
Just clear tote sacks with a size of 12 crawls by 6 inches, little grip packs not surpassing 6 creeps by 5 inches, and clear stockpiling sacks up to 1 gallon limit will be permitted inside the Basilica.
CCPO official in-control, Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, said the denials that huge sacks, for example, rucksacks would be viewed as security hazards particularly if the packs would be huge.
The CCPO has facilitated with the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) about advising voyagers about what sacks would be restricted or not in the Basilica and in the Sinulog occasions.
"Ang principle concern natin sa Basilica at sa Cebu City Sports Complex. Dun sa parade at open regions, despite everything we demoralize rucksacks, kasi bother if masubject to assessment," said Soriano.
(The principle concern is the Basilica and the Cebu City Sports Complex. In the parade and open zones, despite everything we debilitate knapsacks since it will cause bother when exposed to investigation.)
Soriano said the police couldn't give a kindness corner to the open since they needed work force to man such stalls.
This move of the CCPO is upheld by the SFI Executive Director, Elmer "Jojo" Labella, who said that such restrictions would be for the most extreme wellbeing of general society.