TACLOBAN CITY- Several local government units and schools here in the region suspended their works and classes in view of the observance of the family week celebration on Monday afternoon.
Among the local government units that suspended their works were the cities of Tacloban and Ormoc and in the municipality of Tanauan, all in Leyte; the towns of Pinabacdao and Zumarraga and in the cities of Catbalogan and Calbayog, all in Samar province; Borongan City in Eastern Samar; and in all eight towns in Biliran province as directed by Gov.Roger Espina.
Works at the provincial government in Northern Samar were also suspended upon the directive of Governor Edwin Ongchuan.
Effective 3 pm, several classes across the region, to include state colleges and universities like the Biliran Province State University in Naval, Biliran and at Leyte National High School, the biggest secondary school in the region, were also suspended.
The suspension of works and classes were in view of an order by the Civil Service Commission directing all heads of local government units, and public schools, to include colleges and universities to suspend their works and classes effective 2 pm to allow their employees and workers to spend mealtime with their families.