- Former Pres. Noynoy Aquino died at the age of 61 on June 24, Thursday
- He was rushed to the hospital but later died for still an undisclosed reason
- A report from Rappler revealed that the former President has recently undergone a heart operation
- He has also been battling with various illnesses and had undergone dialysis for five months
Former Pres. Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III died at the age of 61, on June 24, Thursday.
Initial reports revealed that the former president was brought to the Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City.
Although the exact cause was not yet revealed, a Rappler report stated that the former president has been undergoing dialysis for at least five months.
He also recently had undergone a heart operation.
In 2019, Former Pres. Aquino supported the "Otso Deretso" slate for the senatorial candidates. More than being a politician, Noynoy also proved to be a loving kuya to his younger siblings and a very doting uncle to Kris Aquino's son, Joshua.
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Aquino was the 15th President of the Philippines. He ran for office after the death of his mother former Pres. Cory Aquino. His "Daang Matuwid" was the slogan of his term.
Former Pres. Benigno Aquino III was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning. The reason was not yet disclosed to the public. According to initial reports, the former president was brought to a hospital in Quezon City, particularly the Capitol Medical Center.
Two years ago, Noynoy Aquino said that Filipinos should choose candidates who will be keeping their promises. He added that the “Otso Diretso” could be a solution to address the problems of the country. It was the third time that the former President joined Otso Diretso in their campaign event.
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