After a “dental emergency” which brought about him to be a no-show within the persevering with probe within the House of Representatives final Monday on the smuggled shabu, Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon likewise didn’t present up within the Senate listening to on the identical controversy.
“In a letter, your honor, he said that he was suffering (from) chest pains since yesterday (Tuesday),” BOC Deputy Commissioner Edward James Buco informed blue ribbon committee chair, Sen. Richard Gordon.
“Chest pains? And he was hospitalized because of that?” the senator requested to which he was given an affirmative reply.
Buco mentioned Faeldon stays confined on the Manila East Medical Center in Taytay, Rizal.
“All right. I expect him to be here at the next hearing,” the senator mentioned.
In his letter to Gordon, Faeldon requested to be excused as his present well being situation doesn’t allow him to achieve this.
Faeldon mentioned he began feeling some discomfort in his chest space whereas he was in search of therapy in his inside tooth final Monday and he was finally identified to be struggling to be affected by “non ST elevation myocardial infraction acute coronary syndrome; hypertension urgency hypertension stage II.”