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 pic.twitter.com/HJj0qEFLCA — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016
Former defense secretary Gibo Teodoro pays respect to former Sen Miriam Santiago's remains @rapplerdotcom pic.twitter.com/AtfXU2B5TP — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016
Ilocos Norte Rep Imelda Marcos on MDS death: 'We miss her a lot' @rapplerdotcom pic.twitter.com/rbTSwGDVFy — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016
DOJ Sec Aguirre on MDS death: pagka nagkaroon kayo ng kagalitan, you should reconcile it asap @rapplerdotcom pic.twitter.com/ny9K5h37uz — Patty Pasion (@pattypasion) September 30, 2016
Photos by Martin San Diego