Manila Rep. Abante Jr. mourns the loss of dear friend, ex-Mayor Bayani Fernando, in heartfelt tribute.

By | September 23, 2023

Manila 6th district Rep. Bienvenido Abante Jr. expressed his grief over the death of his friend, former Marikina City mayor and congressman Bayani Fernando. Abante’s words conveyed deep sadness and heartbreak.

Manila 6th district Representative, Bienvenido Abante Jr., has expressed deep sorrow and heartbreak over the untimely demise of his close friend, former Marikina City mayor and congressman, Bayani Fernando. The news of Fernando’s passing has sent shockwaves through the political community and has left many grieving the loss of a prominent figure.

Bayani Fernando was a well-respected and influential personality in Marikina City and the entire country. He dedicated his life to public service, making significant contributions to the development and progress of his beloved city. Born on February 25, 1946, Fernando began his political career in 1992 when he was elected as a member of the Marikina City Council. His exceptional leadership skills and dedication to public welfare soon led him to become the city’s mayor in 2001, a position he held for three consecutive terms until 2010. During his tenure, Fernando implemented various groundbreaking initiatives, such as the Marikina Shoe Museum and the Marikina River Park, which greatly improved the city’s infrastructure and quality of life for its residents.

The details surrounding Bayani Fernando’s sudden demise remain unknown at this time. The cause of his death has not been officially disclosed, leaving friends, family, and supporters in a state of shock and mourning. The unexpected loss of such a revered public servant has left a void that will be difficult to fill.

Representative Abante Jr., in his emotional statement, reminisced about his cherished friendship with Fernando. He described him as a loyal and dedicated public servant who always prioritized the needs of the people he served. Abante Jr. expressed his deep sadness and shared his heartfelt condolences with Fernando’s family, urging the public to remember the late congressman’s remarkable contributions to society.

As news of Bayani Fernando’s passing spreads, tributes and messages of condolences pour in from all corners of the country. The nation mourns the loss of a true visionary and leader who dedicated his life to the betterment of his community. Though his cause of death remains a mystery, his legacy as a distinguished public servant will forever be etched in the hearts and minds of those he served..

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