Legacion discusses plans vs ASF with officials of neighboring towns


Naga City Mayor Nelson Legacion has conducted the meeting with the local executive chiefs and officials of neighboring towns to tackle the African Swine Fever.

The meeting aims to reinforce measures to prevent the dreaded disease from spilling over from towns to towns.

Legacion has met with Bombon Mayor Embot Angeles, Municipal Kagawad Jonathan Azutillo of Camaligan, Municipal Planning and Development Coordinators OIC Mr. Ruel de Loyola, and NCPO Director PCOL Felix Servita Jr.

The meeting sought to discuss and garner cooperation with LGU Naga’s move to “temporarily prohibit the entry of live hogs and pork products in the city as directed by the authorities.”

Legacion also recently met with the the bus owners in the city to discuss the measures to be undertaken against African Swine Fever.

Legacion tackled the penalties and the stricter implementation on transport of live animals and meat products.

“Coordinating with local agencies tasked in preventing the entry of ASF virus in the city, Mayor Nelson Legacion convened bus owners to discuss with them the LGU’s move to enforce stricter implementation of preventive protocol regarding the transport of live animals or any kind of meat products,” the city government said.

“Corresponding penalties will be imposed for any offense committed in adherence to the protocol,” it added