Dumaguete City
March 8, 2023

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. paid his respects and condoled with the bereaved family of slain Negros Oriental Governor Roel Ragay Degamo during a wake visit in Dumaguete City.

The President condemned in the strongest possible terms the killing of Governor Degamo inside his residential compound last 4 March 2023.

He vowed to exert all necessary efforts to bring justice to this heinous crime and assured of continuous assistance to the family of the governor and those left behind by eight (8) other civilians who were also killed during the incident.