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Ex-Kalinga lawmaker Manuel Agyao dies at 77

/ 05:35 PM June 22, 2018

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – All government offices and schools here raised their flags at half-mast to mourn the passing of former Kalinga province lawmaker Manuel Agyao on Friday morning (June 22).

Agyao, 77, a civil engineer, died of complications due to acute pneumonia at 5:30 a.m.

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“The former congressman had been undergoing dialysis in the past months,” said Regie Wacas, media officer of Kalinga Rep. Allen Jesse Mangaoang.

Known as “Lao-ing,” Agyao was a former regional director and assistant secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

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Born on December 8, 1941, Agyao represented Kalinga’s lone district during the 14th, 15th and 16th Congresses. VILLAMOR VISAYA JR.

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