Lenlen Oreta on mom Tessie: Everyday I miss you
Malabon Mayor Lenlen Oreta missed his mother, the late former senator Tessie Aquino Oreta, on Mother’s Day, May 9.
In a Facebook post, Oreta said his mother’s legacy lives on in the hall named after her at the City of Malabon University.
“You never failed to amaze me dahil even up to this day, buhay na buhay pa rin ang legacy na ginawa mo para sa buhay ng bawat Pilipino lalo na sa larangan ng Edukasyon,” he said.
The TAO Hall contains photos of Tessie, who made education one of her top advocacies.
Oreta said he hopes to remind CMU students through the hall about his mother’s passion to provide qulity education to all Filipinos.
Addressing his mother, the mayor said: “Wala ka man ngayon dito physically, I know that you are always guiding us and watching us from above.”