Family confirming Robredo’s condition
His family was supposed to go to Naga for the long weekend, DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo's daughter says

MANILA, Philippines – The family of Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo is trying to confirm a report that he is now safe, his daughter said Saturday, August 18, after a plane carrying the secretary crashed off Masbate.

Robredo was on board a Piper Seneca plane, which was bound for Naga from Cebu. The plane crashed in sea.

“We got news he was found but confirming with (the) radio source. No news (or) confirmation yet now. Just asking for prayers now,” his daughter Aika Robredo told Rappler in a text message. 

Aika said their family was supposed to go to Naga for the long weekend. “My sister and I to take bus tonight. My dad was supposed to fly back to Manila but went straight to Naga,” she said.   

The secretary’s family is now in Naga, praying for his safety. –

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