MANILA, Philippines -- President Benigno Aquino III will have another working birthday on Friday, February 8.
“Lagi naman po e. In the times that the President celebrated his birthday in office, lagi naman pong working ‘yung kanyang kaarawan,” deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte told radio dzRB.
Malacanang has yet to release his official schedule for the week. Nonetheless, he is expected to grace the Philippine Development Forum (PDF) in Davao on Tuesday.
Aquino took a break in December after being sidelined by health problems. Health Secretary Enrique Ona said he needs a break from the rigors of the presidency.
Aquino, Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras, a schoolmate, and their families went to Baguio before the New Year’s Day celebrations.