PB Member Horacio Franco passes away

CEBU Provincial Board (PB) Member Horacio “Raci” Franco passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. He was 47.

Franco’s passing was confirmed by Vice Gov. Hilario “Junjun” Davide III in a statement he posted on his official Facebook page on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Details on the cause of death and interment were not available yet, as of press time.

Franco, who was one of two PB members representing Cebu’s fourth district, was serving his last term as a PB member at the time of his death. Franco was the chairman of the PB’s committee on ways and means.

In a Facebook post, PB Member Kerrie Keane Shimura said she was saddened by Franco’s passing. Shimura and Franco both represent Cebu’s fourth district. “I will miss you partner! Mondays won’t be the same without you,” Shimura said on her Facebook post.

All PB members gather at the Capitol Legislative Building every Monday for their regular session.