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Ex-Senate President Nene Pimentel now in ‘stable condition’

Former Senate President Aquilino ‘Nene’ Pimentel Jr. (FILE PHOTO)

Former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. is now in stable condition after being hospitalized over the weekend, his daughter, Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Commissioner Gwen Pimentel-Gana said.

In a statement, Gana said that the vital signs of the elder Pimental has already improved after doctors removed some water from his lungs. However, despite improving condition, their father just couldn’t receive any visitors yet.

Pimentel’s family is calling for prayers for the speedy recovery of the former Senate president after he was rushed to the hospital for experiencing difficulty in breathing. He has been confined at the intensive care unit.

In a statement, Pimentel’s son Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III confirmed that his father is ill and currently under treatment.

“Doctors and hospital staff are doing their best to help him. We ardently ask that you join us in prayer for his full and complete recovery,” said the younger Pimentel.

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