Former Dagupan City mayor Benjamin Lim dies
DAGUPAN CITY – Former City Mayor Benjamin Lim passed away in a Makati Hospital at 1:09 a.m. on Wednesday due to a lingering illness. He was 66.
Lim suffered a stroke the day before the May 2013 elections when he was running for re-election.
He served as congressman of Pangasinan’s fourth legislative district from 1998-2001.
He was the city mayor from 2001-2007 and from 2010-2013.
He was called the Father of Bangus Festival as he started the annual celebration in 2001. YOLANDA SOTELO-FUERTES/lzb
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