Malacañang on Monday (March 20) prolonged its condolences over the passing of former senator Leticia Ramos Shahani.

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella remembered Shahani as an official who served the nation not only a senator but additionally in numerous capacities within the government department underneath a number of administrations.

“Our condolences and prayers to the family and friends of the former senator. She was a profound humanist and her voice will be missed,” Abella stated in a press release.

Shahani, 87, died earlier within the day at a hospital in Taguig City.

The former senator, a sister of former President Fidel Ramos, was identified with colon most cancers just a few years in the past.

Her stays will be cremated on March 27.