- Senator Bong Revilla gave a heartwarming eulogy during the necrological service at the Senate building
- He recalled the last time that his father went to the Senate office when he was still alive
- The senator also shared how he promised to his father that he would be clearing his name after his controversies
- Revilla also referred to his late father as his “hero” and expressed his gratitude for him
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Actor-turned-politician Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. went emotional as he gave his eulogy for his father former Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr. at the Senate on Wednesday.
KAMI learned that Bong recalled the last time his father went to the Senate building.
In a report by GMA News Online (authored by Dona Magsino), the senator shared that when his father was still alive, he assured him that he would clear his name after he was involved in many controversies.
"Noong huli kang pumunta dito sa Senado, you were here to support me. 'Yung mga pagsubok na hinaharap ko during that time, Daddy as I told you, babangon. Lilinisin ko ang aking pangalan. I will prove to them na malinis," he said.
For the lawmaker, he owes everything to his father. If given a chance to choose a father, he said he would still choose Ramon.
"And to you Daddy, salamat sa lahat, salamat. 'Di ko mararating ang kinalalagyan ko kundi dahil sa 'yo. Kung bibigyan ako ng pagkakataon na pumili ng ama, ikaw pa rin ang pipiliin ko maging Daddy. You are our hero," he said.
Bong Revilla is the son of Ramon Revilla Sr. among his at least 72 children from 16 different women. He is known as an actor before he entered politics.
On June 26, Ramon passed away at the age of 93 and it was confirmed by his son Bong through social media.
During the wake, Bong also shared some emotional scenes during the wake of his father. He also shared a heartbreaking message for his father on social media.
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