DENR chief Cimatu’s wife dies

Published February 21, 2021, 9:31 AM

by Ellson Quismorio

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu’s wife, Fe Aguillon Cimatu, has passed away.

This was confirmed Sunday morning, February 21, in a viber message to this reporter by DENR Usec. Benny Antiporda, the Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns chief.

The previous day, Antiporda posted on his personal Facebook account a message of condolence to Sec. Cimatu.

“Our sincerest condolences and deepest sympathies to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu over the passing of his beloved spouse, Mrs. Fe Aguillon Cimatu. Your whole DENR Family, and my family as well, are deeply saddened. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief,” he wrote.

The post did not indicate the cause of Sec. Cimatu’s wife’s death.

Fe, a businesswoman, was a native of San Jose, Antique. The couple had one son.

Antiporda also serves as head of the new Manila Bay Anti-Pollution Task Force or MBAPTF.