Palace condoles with family of former Speaker Noli Fuentebella
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang expressed its condolences to the family of former House Speaker Arnulfo “Noli” Fuentebella who passed away on Wednesday.
Fuentebella died of heart failure after battling kidney disease for two years, his son Camarines Sur Rep. Arnie Fuentebella said.
“The Palace expresses its deep condolences to the family, colleagues, and loved ones left behind by former House Speaker Arnulfo ‘Noli’ Fuentebella who passed away this morning, September 9, 2020,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement.
“Former Speaker Fuentebella served the country and the province of Camarines Sur well. The time and effort he gave to improve the condition of his beloved district will always be remembered by his constituents,” he added.
Fuentebella was House Speaker from November 2000 to January 2001. Prior to this, he was Camarines Sur congressman from 1992 to 2001.
“As we pay tribute to the life and legacy of the former Speaker, we pray that his family would find strength in this time of mourning,” Roque said.
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