Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, in a social media post, aired his sentiments about establishments violating the liquor ban. Moreover, he stressed that closure orders will be served to all violators. Here is his statement.
“It was reported to me that certain establishments violated the ban on alcoholic drinks despite several warnings. I am sorry but there are certain rules we just have to follow. Closure orders will be served on all violators tomorrow.”
“During these times of pandemic, we cannot allow restaurateurs, bar operators, and the like to make a joke out of the medical protocols of the city. It is unfortunate that many of those who will be closed tomorrow are known to me. It is doubly sad that you have allowed yourselves to be called violators of the medical health protocols during a pandemic. I am so disappointed with you.”