Mass, memorabilia mark 100th day of Robredo's death

Posted at 11/26/12 1:43 PM

MANILA, Philippines - The local government of Naga City is conducting several activities to commemorate the 100th day after the death of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo.

At 9 a.m., a mass was held at Barangay Taboco, the place where Robredo grew up. The mass was attended by Robredo's relatives as well as city and barangay officials.

Robredo's brother, Butch, also led the ribbon cutting of a memorabilia exhibit at the Secretary Jesse Robredo Coliseum.

Naga City Mayor John Bongat said the exhibit will stay until December 2.

At 5 p.m., city officials and employees, barangay officials and relatives of the late DILG chief will troop to Eternal Gardens where Robredo's ashes remain.

A mini-concert featuring local artists will also be conducted.

The mayor said he has formed a committee tasked to handle the erection of a monument and museum of Robredo at the Naga City Exhibit Center.