MALAYBALAY CITY | BUKIDNON NEWS – A tribute for one of the Ampatuan massacre victims will be held tonight, November 26, 2009, 8PM at Rey’s Grill, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. Friends of Atty. Cynthia Oquendo, a lawyer for the Mangudadatu family and formerly based in the Province of Bukidnon, will gather tonight and together celebrate her life.
Everyone is welcome to join.
Music will be provided by Emman, Gino and other members of the Malaybalay Finest Artists (MAFIA).
Rey’s Grill is located at the corner of Don Carlos and Tabios streets in Malaybalay City. It’s right next to the SOTELCO office.
Atty. Cynthia Oquendo, was among those who got abducted and consequently killed in Maguindanao Monday. Oquendo was among the more than 50 people abducted and killed in the said massacre in Ampatuan, Maguindanao.
Valencia City Councilor Atty. Oliver Owen Garcia told Bukidnon Online that Oquendo is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) – Bukidnon Chapter.
“She was also an associate of my law office sometime ago before she transferred to General Santos City,” Garcia said.
Bukidnon Online also learned that Oquendo used to hold office in a space atop Landbank Malaybalay City.