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President Duterte visits wake of former Cagayan de Oro City Mayor’s wife

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte pays his last respects to the late Solona Canoy, wife of former Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Reuben Canoy, during his visit to the wake in Cagayan de Oro City on February 5, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Cagayan de Oro City — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, February 5, paid his last respects to Solona Canoy, wife of former Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Reuben Canoy.

The Chief Executive arrived at 8:05 p.m. at the Canoy residence in Barangay Kauswagan here and condoled with the family of the former official.

Duterte talked to Reuben and other family members for more than an hour.

Solona passed away on February 3 due to cardiac arrest. She was 94.

She was the president and owner of the International School of Cagayan de Oro.

President Duterte was accompanied by former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go.###(PND)