The sister to Philipian polititian Sen Joel Villanueva, Mayor Joni has died
The news of her death was revealed by Sen. Joel Villanueva on Twitter.
“Today Bocaue lost its finest public servant. Mayor Joni was relentlessly serving Bocaueños during this lockdown despite her medical condition, which eventually caused her life,” said the senator.
Today Bocaue lost its finest public servant. Mayor Joni was relentlessly serving Bocaueños during this lockdown despite her medical condition, which eventually caused her life. She’s more than a public servant to me, she’s my role model. Will terribly miss her 💔 #gonetoosoon
— Joel Villanueva (@senatorjoelv) May 28, 2020
Mayor’s death was also confirmed by the Jesus is Lord (JIL) Church founded by her congressman and evangelist father, Bro. Eddie Villanueva.
Before her death, Mayor had served as the executive director of the Christian movement.
Cause of Death Of Mayor Joni Villanueva
She died at 5:08 p.m. after battling with “sepsis secondary to bacterial pneumonia,” according to JIL.
In a statement posted on Facebook, JIL described the mayor as an “exemplary leader, a pioneer, a trailblazer, and woman of vision and action.”
OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM JIL’s EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT BOARD
Tugna as JIL’s Executive Director. She dreamed big dreams for God and the ministry and worked day and night to bring those to fruition. In fact, she was the brains behind JIL’s many breakthrough programs, systems, structures, and infrastructures, some of which include the establishment of JIL’s Executive Management Board and the renovation of Camp Praise Valley.