Former Leyte Governor Benjamin “Kokoy” Romualdez, 81, a younger hermit of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda R. Marcos, succumbed to cancer, his son, Leyte Representative Martin Romualdez, told GMA News Online in a write interview.
He upheld divided during Makati Medical Center Tuesday afternoon. Rep. Romualdez pronounced his father’s stays will be brought to Leyte.
During a Marcos regime, Romualdez was allocated envoy to China, Saudi Arabia and a United States while portion as Leyte governor. The Office of a Ombudsman final Aug filed a forefeiture box opposite Romualdez and his wife, Juliette Gomez-Romualdez, before a Sandiganbayan over their Swiss bank deposits amounting $5.19 million — now hold in escrow during a Philippine National Bank. The box was formed on a 2003 Presidential Commission on Good Government ’s (PCGG)
Complaint that a younger hermit of former First Lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Romualdez-Marcos usually had sum net value of P2,348,495.22 in his 1983 matter of resources and liabilities. “A comparison of respondent Benjamin Romualdez’ reported net value in 1983 of P2,348,495.22 …with a US$2,000,000.00 initial deposition in SA 7676 will uncover a outrageous inconsistency between his official income and a tip Swiss bank accounts that he non-stop during his executives as open officer,” a PCGG pronounced in the 23-page resolution.