Duterte pays last respects to ex-Parañaque Rep. Roilo Golez


President Rodrigo Duterte paid his last respects to his former colleague in the House of Representatives former Parañaque Rep. Roilo Golez.

Duterte visited the wake of the former National Security Adviser at the Heritage Park in Taguig City in the wee hours of Thursday.

He extended his condolences to Golez’s wife Natalia, son Rico and daughter Guada.

He stayed at the wake for almost two hours.

Duterte and Golez worked together during the 11th Congress of House of Representatives, as Davao Rep. and Parañaque Rep., respectively.

Golez served as congressman for six terms in Parañaque from 1992 to 2001 and from 2004 to 2013.

He also served as National Security Adviser during the term of then-President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Also present during the wake visit were National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Senator Richard Gordon, and former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario.

Golez’s remains will be transferred at 10 a.m. Thursday to La Funeraria Paz in Sucat, Parañaque and will be brought back in Taguig on Friday.

A mass will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday before the burial.

Golez died of a heart attack last Monday at the age of 71.