- Messages of love and prayers for Senator Miriam Santiago poured on Twitter
- Santiago was brought to the intensive care unit of Makati Medical Center on Tuesday
- Her husband Narciso Santiago says she was rushed to hospital on Monday
Using the hashtag “Laban Miriam”, social media users expressed love and prayers for Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who was rushed to the intensive care unit of the Makati Medical Center (MMC).
“The Iron lady doesn’t back down. She can fight this #labanMiriam,” wrote @DCBalangue.
“@senmiriam you’re the iron lady of Asia. You can win this one senator #LabanMiriam #PrayForMiriam,” posted @eren2ne1.
“Please @senmiriam, win the battle against cancer. I can’t handle losing you just yet. #LabanMiriam,” tweeted @DaveGuilas.
“She may not won the last time, but please let her win this fight. #labanmiriam,” said @_xolovehannah.
“You said you will never quit, will never stop and withraw. I know you can make it! #LabanMiriam,” [email protected] wrote.
“Prayed for you Sen. Miriam. I know that God will heal you. Tiwala lang #LabanMiriam,” wrote @arsheee18.
“Let us all pray for the fast recovery of our beloved Sen.Miriam Defensor-Santiago. #LabanMiriam,” said @MichaelXEstacio.
“Madam Miriam, we know that you can win this with the Lord beside you. Be strong like you always are! #LabanMiriam #PrayForMiriam,” tweeted @flaaire.
Miriam was rushed to the MMC on Monday, May 30, after she suffered from complications, according to a statement from her husband, Narciso Santiago. The statement, which was sent on Wednesday, disclosed that on Tuesday night the senator was transferred from her private room in the hospital to the intensive care unit.
Narciso further stated that “Miriam thanks all her family, friends, supporters, fans, and others who helped pray for her recovery and sent their well-wishes on Facebook.”
Miriam ran for president in the 2016 elections but lost.