Former House Speaker Prospero Nograles died Saturday (May 4) due to complications of pneumonia.
PBA party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles said his father’s cause of death was respiratory failure secondary to pneumonia.”
The elder Nograles was 71.
Nograles was the first Mindanaoan to be elected House Speaker, holding the post from 2008 to 2010.
From 2001 to 2010, he represented the first district of Davao City in Congress.
Nograles’ wake will be at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig from May 5 to 6. His remains will be brought to Davao City on May 7.