Isagani Yambot, publisher of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, died on Friday. He was 77.
Yambot died of a heart attack Friday, March 2 following a bypass surgery last week.
Below is the official statement of the Inquirer:
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved publisher Isagani ‘Gani’ Yambot. He will surely be missed but his spirit lives on in the work we do to ensure editorial policies are closely followed.
“We are very grateful for all of his contributions and we applaud his passion and commitment to his work. We request that you join us in prayer for the eternal repose of his soul.”