Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero’s father, former Agriculture Secretary Salvador Escudero III, died on Monday.
Host and actress Kris Aquino sent her condolences to the family of Escudero.
Chiz is Aquino’s guest co-host on her morning show ‘KrisTV.’ He said via text message that his father passed away in his sleep at around 3:30 a.m.
The older Escudero is the incumbent representative of the 1st district of Sorsogon.
He was also the former agriculture secretary during the Marcos administration.
Esudero was battling cancer for the last two years and was fortunate because he died in his sleep at 3:30 Am.
Kris also asked Filipinos to pray for the Escuderos and announced that a public viewing for the remains of the veteran politician will be held at Mt. Carmel Church in New Manila, Quezon City.