One pasabog at a time! Legazpi mayor explains cancellation of Ginebra-NLEX game in Legazpi


The scheduled game of basketball teams Ginebra and NLEX in Legazpi City, Albay on February 3 was expected to be an explosive one.

But it had to be canceled because Mayon Volcano is busy with her own explosive show, according to Legazpi Mayor Noel Rosal.

Rosal said the PBA management decided to postpone the game because Albay has been placed under a state of calamity.

Safety is also the city’s primary concern, he said. It does not feel right for Legazpi to be enjoying the basketball game while other parts of Bicol are affected by the volcanic eruption, he added.

But the politiko also said basketball fans need not worry. There are plenty more opportunities for them to enjoy a bombastic game!

“just now…..Due to the declaration of Albay under the state of calamity caused by the activity of mt mayon.the management of PBA,GINEBRA and NLEX team decided not to go on with the ginebra-nlex game supposedly on feb.3,2018 here in Legazpi could have been an explosive and entertaining PBA game but safety is their/our concern and not appropriate that we are enjoying but other residents are affected by the said activity of assured that said teams will be back next season here in our city.refunds will be made at the legazpi city museum and look for Dar Perez Jr.good noon everyone,” Rosal poste on Facebook.

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