An order has been released amid an investigation on P26k seafood in Bohol
BOHOL – The governor of the said province has released an order amid a pending investigation on the P26k seafood issue in Panglao’s Virgin island.
Earlier, a netizen named Vilma Uy went to social media wherein she expressed her disappointment after her friend was charged 26,000 pesos for the seafood they consumed at a shore resto on the said island.
According to her, her friend tried to ask for a discount but they were not given any. In the end, they were forced to pay the amount.
They paid P19,000 in cash and settled the remaining balance thru Gcash.
Among the items, they paid for is “kilawin fish” which cost as much as 3,000 pesos, and 20 pieces of banana that cost P900.
Her post has gone viral, garnering mixed reactions from the netizens.
Eventually, Bohol Governor Aris Aumentado issued a statement regarding the incident. According to him, the provincial government will investigate the incident as it generally affected their local tourism.
Meanwhile, the governor of Bohol has released an order to temporarily suspend the motorbanca trips to the Virgin Island in Panglao.
Here’s the order released by Bohol governor according to ABS-CBN News:
Due to the order, many livelihoods might get affected.
“Yan tuloy. Nadamay ang lahat dahil sa ganid!” a netizen said.
“Taking undue advantage to people visiting your place as a tourist will kill your tourism industry,” another netizen commented.
According to Aumentado, he will call for an emergency meeting to discuss the issue.
The shore resto has yet to issue any statement regarding the incident.
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