Sorsogon ex-congressman Jose Solis dies

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Former Sorsogon Representative Jose Solis. Photo from congress.gov.ph

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—Former Sorsogon Representative Jose Solis, 80, passed away here early Tuesday.

A three-term congressman representing Sorsogon’s second district before losing to Raul Lee in the 2010 gubernatorial race, Solis at the time of his death was running for representative of the second district of Sorsogon in the coming May elections.

A close ally of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo under the Lakas-CMD, Solis died while in the intensive care unit of the Estevez Memorial Hospital at 2:45 a.m., said Francisco Tumalad Jr., a member of the staff of the Philippine Information Agency in Sorsogon.

The former congressman underwent a heart bypass operation two years ago, said Tumalad.

Before joining politics, Solis was administrator of the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority.

Solis is survived by wife Flor de Guzman Solis and their children.

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  • Noel

    May that be a lesson to old greedy politicians who continue to be in politics. May more GMA dogs die too.

  • John_Galt_II

    Nabawasan ng isang magnanakaw!

    • http://www.facebook.com/diany.fabian Diane Fabian Gernale

      akala mo kung cnu kang tao ka…dahan dahan ka po sa pagsasalita ha…u dont even know him..baka ikaw ang magnanakaw…

      • John_Galt_II

        Isa ka pa! Magnanakaw ka rin?

  • Nelson Dino

    Dahan dahan kayo sa pagsasalita hindi mo kilala yan si Solis mas kilala ko dahil taga Sorsogon mismo ako, and he is not a greedy politician binubuto siya dahil magaling siya at hindi siya corrupt, at hindi siya yumaman as politician binibigyan nga ng pinsan ko sila ng ulam kasi minsan walang ulam. Namatay na nga ang tao dahil sa sakit nilait mo pa, ikaw kaya maayos…mamatay ka rin.

    • http://www.facebook.com/diany.fabian Diane Fabian Gernale

      bakit may mga taong akala mo qng cnu magsalita..feeling kilala nila c cong…bka cla ang greedy…

  • http://twitter.com/brixvillapando brix villapando

    He he he yun lang…..

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