[In the news] VP Binay seeks double prayers for OFW in Saudi Arabia death row -GMAnews
VP Binay seeks double prayers for OFW in Saudi Arabia death row
November 2, 2013
Vice President Jejomar Binay on Saturday asked Filipinos to double their prayers for overseas Filipino worker Joselito Zapanta, on the eve of the Nov. 3 deadline for him to pay blood money so he can escape the death penalty in Saudi Arabia.
Binay, the presidential adviser on OFW concerns, said the staff members of the Philippine and Sudanese embassies are already working to save Zapanta.
“It’s already November and we still have to raise a big amount. We need to double our prayers for Joselito and his family,” he said in a post on his Facebook page.
“Let’s hope he will be given an extension or his blood money will be lessened,” he added.
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