Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo visited the wake of Sally Gerona, the mother of Vice President Robredo in Naga City, Camarines Sur.
On February 26, Secretary Panelo said “we reiterate our condolences to the family of VP Leni on the demise of the mother. I’m going there to express our condolences.?
Panelo said President Rodrigo Duterte “wants to go pero ang daming trabaho kasi eh. Since—ako na lang siguro muna.”
“I’ll be representing him. If he—He wanted to go, ‘yun ang sinabi sa akin,” he added.
“Mommy breathed her last at 7:27 tonight, February 22. Wake will start at 4pm tomorrow, Sunday, February 23, at the Eternal Chapels and Mortuary, Eternal Gardens, Balatas Road, Naga City,” Vice President Robredo said on February 22.