- Ramon Revilla, Sr. passed away at a fulfilled age of 93, having witnessed almost a century in the Philippines
- His dear friend, former president Joseph "Erap" Estrada mourned his passing
- He penned a lengthy heartfelt message for the former senator and actor
- The message of Erap was loud and clear, that he lost a friend, and that the country lost a pillar in showbiz and in politics
Ramon Revilla, Sr. passed away on June 26 at around 5:20 p.m. in the afternoon, as per Inquirer.
His family, particularly his son, Sen. Bong Revilla, expressed his grief at the passing of his beloved father.
Former President Joseph "Erap" Estrada also expressed his sorrow at the death of his friend.
Erap's message was somehow lengthy and full of respect and admiration for the former senator and actor.
As per Philnews, Erap said:
"Isa sa aking mga kasamahan sa pinilakang tabing, kapwa senador at kaibigan ang yumao sa araw na ito: ang dating Senador Ramon Revilla, Sr.
Iiwan ni ‘Agimat’ ang mga masasayang alaala sa showbiz industry kung saan nagpasaya siya ng maraming manonood na tumangkilik ng kanyang mga pelikula.
Naging bahagi rin siya ng kasaysayan bilang Senador ng bansa.
Ang Ejercito-Estrada family ay lubos na nakikiramay sa naiwang pamilya ni Senator Ramon Revilla, Sr."
The message of Erap Estrada showed the high regard, respect, and love that he has for the late senator.
In a previous KAMI report, Sen. Bong Revilla announced his father's passing in an emotional post. A video was also shared, which showed the situation in the room where the former senator died.
Former Sen. Ramon Revilla, Sr. was a politician and actor. He is one of the most well-respected personalities in showbiz and in the political realm.
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