Former Cavite Governor Irineo “Ayong” Maliksi has passed away at the age of 82.
This was confirmed through the social media post of his son Emmanuel.
It also did not mention the cause of death of the former governor.
Apart from being the governor of Cavite, he served as vice mayor and mayor of his town in Imus while serving as congressman in the second district of his province.
He served as three-term governor from 2001 to 2010.
He was the chairman of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office under the Aquino Administration.