Senator Edgardo Angara passes away at 83 years old

Edgardo Angara, a former Senator  died Sunday morning, May 13.

In a Twitter message, his son Senator Sonny Angara made the announcement stating that his father succumbed to   “an apparent heart attack.”


Edgardo Javier Angara  was born September 24, 1934 . From 1993 to 1995 he served as the  President of the Senate of the Philippines . He was a Senator for more than a decade,  from 1987 to 1998 and in again from 2001 to 2013 again .  He was also the Secretary of Agriculture from 1999 to 2001.

In another Twitter message, Sonny confirmed the arrangement for his father’s remains.


Senate President Koko Pimentel has released an official statement on Senator Edgardo Angara’s passing.




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