Former President Noynoy Aquino dies at 61

    MANILA, Philippines – Former President Benigno Aquino III died on Thursday, June 24, 2021. He was 61.

    Rest in peace, PNoy!
    Rest in peace, PNoy! Photo Credit: UNTV

    The family of the former president confirmed the passing of their only brother during a media briefing on Thursday afternoon at the Heritage Memorial Park.

    Aquino’s sisters Ballsy Aquino-Cruz, Pinky Aquino- Abellada, Viel Aquino-Dee and Kris Aquino confirmed the cause of his death as renal disease secondary to diabetes.

    “It is with profound grief that on behalf of our family, I am confirming that our brother Benigno ‘Noynoy’ S. Aquino III died peacefully in his sleep. His death certificate pronounced his death at 6:30 a.m. due to renal disease secondary to diabetes,” Abellada told the media.

    Prior to his death, PNoy was undergoing dialysis and had diabetes and lung diseases.


    PNoy served as the 15th president of the Philippines from 2010 until 2016.

    Aquino was the chairman of the Liberal Party from 2010 to 2016.

    In 2013, Time named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.

    — The Summit Express

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    1. Pnoy dead at 61. Rest in peace Noynoy Aquino.


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