BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1868
DECLARING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2009, AS SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAY IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBAY
WHEREAS, Wednesday, September 2, 2009, marks the 144th birth anniversary of the late General Simeon A. Ola, the last revolutionary general to surrender at the end of the Philippine-American War;
WHEREAS, in order to give more meaning and importance to the occasion, it is but fitting and proper to declare September 2, 2009 as special (non-working) day.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDUARDO R. ERMITA, Executive Secretary, by authority of Her Excellency, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, do hereby declare Wednesday, September 2, 2009 as special (non-working) day in the Province of Albay.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 27th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Nine.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA
By the Executive Secretary:
(Sgd.) JOAQUIN C. LAGONERA
Senior Deputy Executive Secretary