Former Senator, Miriam Defensor Santiago passes away at 71, due to cancer on Thursday morning, September 29, 2016.
According to Sen. Defensor Santiago official Facebook reads:
The former senator announced that she had a stage 4 lung cancer back in 2014.
Born in Iloilo City on June 15, 1945, a former lawmaker who served in all three branches of the Philippine government – judicial, executive, and legislative.
Santiago became senator of the republic in 1995 and authored the most number of laws and bills in the entire history of the Philippines.