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Ex-Manila mayor Alfredo Lim dies of COVID-19, 90

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Former senator and Manila mayor Alfredo Lim died of COVID-19 Saturday (August 8). He was 90 years old.

Lim’s death was confirmed by his grandson, Paul dela Cruz, in a Facebook post.

“Lolo, maraming maraming salamat sa lahat lahat ng bagay na binigay at naitulong mo sa akin para maging maganda at maayos ang buhay ko,” he said.

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno recently confirmed Lim contracted COVID-19 but did not give any details.

Ron Munsayac, executive director of Lim’s party, PDP-Laban, expressed condolences over the former mayor’s death.

“The @PDPLABAN offers our deepest condolences to the family of our beloved partymate Mayor Alfredo Lim. He was the ultimate public servant serving as law-enforcer, lawmaker, and local chief executive. The PH’s Dirty Harry legacy of public service will never be forgotten,” Munsayac tweeted.

Lim served as mayor of Manila from 1992 to 1998 and from 2007 to 2013. He was also a senator, Interior Secretary and former chief of the National Bureau of Investigation.

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