Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino, Former Philippine President dies

This is a developing story.

MANILA, Philippines – Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III or Pnoy, the former president of the Philippines has died earlier this morning June 24, 2021 after being rushed to Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City, according to reports.

Noynoy Aquino is 61 years old.

The member of the family who shared the news requested anonymity as he is not in the position to make the official statement.

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Some political personalities have offered their gratitude to the former president.

To quote from Loren Legarda and Jake Ejercito tweets, respectively,

“I am deeply saddened to hear about the sudden passing of former President Noynoy Aquino. Thank you for your firm leadership, hard work & integrity. More than these attributes, I will remember him as a kind, thoughtful childhood friend. RIP, PNoy. Prayers for the Aquino family”

“Thank you for your service to the nation, Mr. President. May history judge you kindly and may you revel in the presence of your heroic parents. RIP, PNoy”

Ces Drilon remembered her experiences as a reporter during his 2010 campaign,

“I was the reporter assigned to cover PNoy’s campaign in 2010. I had a front row seat to how crowds met him as they barnstormed around the country. Oftentimes I had to find means to catch up with his campaign team. RIP PNoy.”

Political Career Quick Info

President Aquino is a fourth generation politician and a chairman of the Liberal Party from 2010 to 2016.

He serves at the 15th President of the Philippines. The only son of the President Corazon Aquino and Senator Benigno Aquino Jr.

His term ended in 2016 and was followed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

The term “RIP Pnoy” has immediately trended in Twitter offering condolences to the family of the former president:

Here are some of the tweets from the netizens regarding his death:

Updates

This story will be updated as soon as additional information surfaces.

7 comments… add one
  • Agnes Abarca Jun 24, 2021 @ 9:45

    May eternal rest grant unto him and let perpetual light shine upon him. RIP PNoy

  • Adelva Ramo Rivera Jun 24, 2021 @ 10:01

    RIP IN PEACE OUR FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES. CONDOLENCE TO THE FAMILY.

  • Bebs Parlade Jun 24, 2021 @ 10:12

    Rest in peace, our hero. You will be forever in our hearts.

  • Jesse malibiran Jun 24, 2021 @ 10:34

    RIP to our former president.
    CONDOLENCES to Aquino family.
    The end is not always bad

  • Edd Fenis Jun 24, 2021 @ 10:51

    Rest in peace Pres Noy , condolence to the Aquiino family,,, sometimes we ask ourselves WHY DO GOOD PEOPLE HAVE TO DIE EARLY AND THE BAD AND ROOTEN ONES LAST LONGER,,

    • Edd Fenis Jun 24, 2021 @ 10:57

      I WAS JUST THINKING ALOUD,,, WHAT MORE SHOULD I SAY ???

  • Asthred O. Agura Jun 24, 2021 @ 11:20

    May eternal rest grant unto him and let perpetual light shine upon him. Rest in peace Pres. Noy. You will be forever in my heart.😘🙏

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