Imelda Marcos is Dead: Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla Announce in Twitter
The controversial tweet of Bacoor city Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla concerning the death of former First Lady now Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos becomes the most trending issue after spreading on social media.
On Twitter, the former Cavite congresswoman and wife of former senator Ramon Revilla Jr. first tweeted her condolences to the family of the widow of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
“Our condolences to the Marcos family. It was a pleasure and a privilege to work with Cong. Imelda Romualdez Marcos,” tweeted Revilla.
The said allegation alarmed the netizen to find out the source if the 87-year-old Cavite congresswoman Mrs. Imelda Marcos was really dead. Upon searching the web, most of the link point to the source that Bacoor city Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla was the first hand source who allegedly claimed that Mrs. Imelda Marcos was dead at the age of 87 without any explanation what cause of her death.
After receiving news break message, Revilla then tweeted asking for apologies explaining it was just a “mistaken tweet” from someone else who was illegally using her Twitter account, claiming it was hacked.
“I would like to apologize for my tweet which I have erased. I received a news break message informing the public about Mrs. Marcos,” Revilla said.
Aside from saying sorry to the Marcos family, Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla also send message to the Inquirer, explaining that her Twitter account was hacked.
“My Twitter account was hacked. We are having it investigated,” Revilla said.
This alleged report was also verified by Imelda’s daughter Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos confirming that her mom was still alive.
How about you, would you just believe that Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla’s Twitter account was hacked by someone else who is responsible of twitting the message concerning Mrs. Marcos death? You can share your opinion here below.