- Senator Leila De Lima celebrated her birthday in advance together at the Senate press office on Thursday, August 25
- For her birthday, the senator expressed two wishes - fo the president to stop and to have a love life
- Netizen expressed their greetings while some expressed empathy for the beleaguered senator
Senator Leila De Lima is having an advanced celebration of her 57th birthday at the Senate on Thursday, August 25.
The senator, who has just recently been taking fire from the president, several other politicians, and the netizens due to her alleged link to drug lords at the National Bilibid Prison (NBP) as well as for her alleged lovers' lifestyle, celebrated with the Senate media.
Amidst the controversies, Senator De Lima celebrates at the Senate with the Senate media:
She visited the Senate press room and celebrated with the media:
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Netizens join in on the discussion regarding Leila De Lima and the drug matrix.
Greetings abound from the netizens.
A former student of the professor-turned-senator joined in and sent his greetings too!
Some did not forget the senator's birthday wish and empathized with her.
While this netizen empathized with the senator's lack of love life, she believes that there is a slim chance of the first wish getting granted.
To conclude the celebration, Senator De Lima held a presser and appealed to the president saying, "I'll be celebrating my birthday this Saturday, I'll be 57 years old. I'm still young!"