Revilla in hospital, asks for prayers

Revilla in hospital, asks for prayers

/ 12:18 AM April 17, 2024

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MANILA, Philippines — Senator Bong Revilla disclosed late Tuesday evening that he has been hospitalized due to an achilles tendon injury.

Revilla disclosed the matter in a quick Facebook live, saying the “partial tear” on his achilles tendon was “caused by running.”


“Good evening. Guess where I am right now? I’m at the hospital. It’s a bit sad but I am okay. I had an injury—my achilles tendon had a partial tear and it seems like I need to undergo an operation,” said Revilla.


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“We will know by tomorrow (so) please pray for me,” he added.

The senator’s son—Jolo Revilla—likewise appeared on the quick Facebook live, asking the public to pray for his father.

Jolo said his dad “will undergo an operation” on Thursday, but he emphasized that they are still “waiting for other updates” from the lawmaker’s doctor.

“How are you? My father will undergo an operation, but we will know all other updates from his doctor by tomorrow. Of course, we are requesting prayers that his operation will be successful. But before that, all his bloodworks will still be checked if he is fit for an operation,” said Jolo. has sought Revilla’s office for more information on his condition, but it has yet to provide an answer as of writing.

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