MANILA, Philippines – The father of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima died on Monday, July 30, a member of her staff said. He was 83.
A former commissioner of the Commission on Elections, Vicente B. de Lima died of colon cancer. A lawyer, he served at the Comelec from 1992 to 1994 under chairman Christian Monsod.
Secretary De Lima took an indefinite leave two weeks ago to attend to him. – Rappler.com