TACURONG CITY – Mayor Angelo Montilla, 62, last week succumbed to the deadly Covid19 virus in a General Santos City hospital where he was taken after testing positive.
Montilla had reportedly contracted the disease while performing his duties despite being in the “high risk” category. Aside from being a senior citizen, he also had diabetes.
Montilla’s wife had likewise tested positive for the virus, but was in stable condition.
He had served for nine years in the House of Representatives from 1995-2004 for the lone district of Sultan Kudarat.
As of presstime, burial details have not yet been released by City Hall.