Monday, September 1, 2014

Albay celebrates Gen. Simeon Ola’s 149th birth anniversary

MANILA—Classes in all levels in Albay province will be suspended Tuesday in celebration of General Simeon Ola’s 149th birth anniversary.
Gen. Simeon Ola
Gen. Simeon Ola
Photo: Civil Service Commission
Hailing from Guinobatan, Albay, General Ola led the Bicolanos in their fight for freedom. He is the last revolutionary general to surrender at the end of the Philippine-American War.

To commemorate his heroism, the government, through Proclamation No. 865, has declared September 2 as a special non-working day in the province. (PNA) LAM/JDM

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