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Roy Señeres Sr.; 68

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Party-list Representative Roy Señeres. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

(UPDATE) Three days after he withdrew his candidacy for president, OFW Family Club Representative and former Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Roy Señeres passed away on Monday.

Señeres died at around 8:07 a.m. due to cardiac-pulmonary failure while at the intensive care unit of St. Luke’s Global City, his son RJ said in a radio dzMM interview.

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He was 68-years-old.

Last Friday, Señeres dropped out of the race following his doctor’s advice due to his “long-standing diabetes.”

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“I wish to inform you that after much thought and prayers to the God Almighty, I am hereby announcing my withdrawal from the Philippine presidential race. I do so with the blessings of my family and upon the recommendation of my doctor who has advises me to avoid stress due to my long-standing diabetes as to prevent the complications thereof,” his statement read.

He was then running under a pro-OFW platform, saying that his first executive order should he be elected as president has to prohibit contractualization in the workplace.

Señeres served as Philippine ambassador and labor attache to the United Arab Emirates and chairman of the National Labor Relations Commission. TVJ

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