Former Bukidnon Gov Carlos Fortich dies
A long-time former governor of the Province of Bukidnon has passed away. Carlos Fortich, who served as Bukidnon governor for decades, has died at the age of 83.
In 1968, Fortich was awarded the prestigious “Order of the Fighting Cock” as one of the Top Ten Outstanding Governors for Community Development. In 1970, he was a Presidential Awardee of the “Golden Bahay Kubo” for Most Outstanding Governor of the Philippines.
During his gubernatorial term, Bukidnon earned the title of the “Most Outstanding Province of the Philippines” in 1997. Then President Fidel Ramos also awarded him the “Gawad Ng Lahi Pamana Award.”
Our deepest condolences to the Fortich clan.