IN PHOTOS: Supporters, politicians flock to Miriam's wake

MANILA, Philippines – A long line of people crowded Lantana Street in Cubao, Quezon City as supporters waited for their turn to see the remains of former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago.

Millennials and elders alike went to see the iconic senator before her interment set for Sunday, October 2.

Lawyer Rissa Ofilada, who had worked for Santiago for two decades, said they are making sure that every supporter of the departed senator will get to personally bid goodbye to her.

Politicians and other VIPs also paid their respects to the senator during the second day of her wake. 

.VP Leni visits @senmiriam 's wake; Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales also arrived earlier @rapplerdotcom — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016 

Former defense secretary Gibo Teodoro pays respect to former Sen Miriam Santiago's remains @rapplerdotcom — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016 

Ilocos Norte Rep Imelda Marcos on MDS death: 'We miss her a lot' @rapplerdotcom — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016 

Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo

DOJ Sec Aguirre on MDS death: pagka nagkaroon kayo ng kagalitan, you should reconcile it asap @rapplerdotcom — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016 

Former Vice President Teofisto Guingona



Photos by Martin San Diego