September 2 a special non-working day in Albay
|Gen. Simeon Ola|
Said date marks the 151st birth anniversary of the late General Simeon Ola, the last revolutionary general to surrender at the end of the Philippine-American war.
"It is but fitting and proper," says the proclamation, "that the people of the Province of Albay be given full opportunity to participate and celebrate the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.
The Proclamation is signed by Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea, by authority of President Rodrigo Duterte on August 26, 2016.