Holiday in Naga City for Jesse Robredo's 3rd death anniversary
MANILA, Philippines – Malacanang has declared Tuesday, August 18, as special non-working holiday in Naga City, Camarines Sur to commemorate the 3rd death anniversary of Jesse Robredo, the city's former mayor.
Robredo died in a plane crash off the waters of Masbate on August 18, 2012. All 3 people in the plane, including the pilot Jessup Bahinting and his co-pilot Kshitiz Chand from Nepal, died in the accident. He was then the Interior and Local Government secretary.
Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., on behalf of President Benigno Aquino III, signed Proclamation No. 1103 declaring the holiday.
Proclamation No. 1103 recognized Robredo’s “utmost dedication” and “outstanding performance” as mayor of Naga.
“Whereas, his many virtues as a public servant have permanently earned for him the gratitude of Naga City and the entire country,” said in the proclamation. – Rappler.com