Lola Iska, Philippines’ oldest living person died at age of 124

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Francisca “Lola Iska” Susano, who was thought to be the oldest living person in the Philippines and possibly the world, died on Monday at the age of 124, according to her hometown’s local government.

Francisca “Lola Iska” Susano, believed to be the Philippines’ oldest living person died at age of 124 on Monday, November 22, 2021 | File Photo

According to Jake Carlyne Gonzales, the city’s public information officer, the local health office has yet to determine the cause of death.

Francisca Susano, who was believed to be the oldest living person in the Philippines and possibly the world, died on Monday at the age of 124, according to her hometown’s local government.

Lola Iska, as she was affectionately known in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental, died around 6:45 p.m., according to the city government.

According to Jake Carlyne Gonzales, the city’s public information officer, the local health office has yet to determine the cause of death.

In the same month, Senior Citizens Party-list Rep. Rodolfo Ordanes introduced a resolution urging the House of Representatives to award Susano a one-million-dollar cash gift in recognition of her “monumental achievement” and to assist her and her family, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The resolution is still pending with the House Committee on Senior Citizens, according to information posted on the House website.

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