Naga City ready for Robredo’s state funeral

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President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with Atty. Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, wife of the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo and daughters Jessica Marie “Aika”, Tricia and Jillian, and Cabinet Secretaries witnessed the departure honors ceremony rendered by the members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) at the Kalayaan Grounds, Malacañan Palace on Sunday morning (August 26). PHOTO BY JAY MORALES / Malacañang Photo Bureau
President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with Atty. Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, wife of the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo and daughters Jessica Marie “Aika”, Tricia and Jillian, and Cabinet Secretaries witnessed the departure honors ceremony rendered by the members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) at the Kalayaan Grounds, Malacañan Palace on Sunday morning (August 26). PHOTO BY JAY MORALES / Malacañang Photo Bureau

 

NAGA CITY (27-Aug-2012/PNA) – Naga city, the hometown of the late Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo is all set for Tuesday’s state funeral.

Work on the landscape of his final resting place is ongoing at the Eternal Gardens.

The state funeral will be held at the Naga Imperial Crematory and Columbary, in Barangay Balatas, a kilometer away from the Basilica Minore de Penafrancia where his remains lie in state until Tuesday morning.

PNP Director General Nicanor Bartolome is on top of the security preparations for the ceremonies Tuesday.

President Benigno Aquino III will lead the nation in bidding goodbye to Robredo.

Thousands are expected to attend the final rites for the well- loved DILG secretary and former mayor of Naga City.(PNA)

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