For heart’s sake: Jerry softens on flower vendors

first_img“Paramahapos sa tanan,” said Treñas ofhis decision to go soft on the vendors. “Parakon sin-o gusto maghatag bulak sa imo, mahapusan siya kon diin mabakal.” ILOILO City – Mayor Jerry Treñas isallowing flower vendors to do business at Jaro Plaza and on the sidewalks ofthe Iloilo Central Market but only for two days – today and tomorrow,Valentine’s Day. Treñas previously banned vendors frompublic plazas. He also ordered the removal of all sidewalk obstructions,including vendors. Flower vendors were among thosedisplaced when the city government started clearing sidewalks beginning Augustlast year. In the City Proper, most flowervendors positioned themselves on the sidewalk outside the Iloilo CentralMarket. When the city government started clearing the sidewalks, theytransferred inside the market./PNlast_img read more