Aquino, was killed by a single bullet in the head at the tarmac of the Manila International Airport, now the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). He was an opposition senator and a political prisoner during the time of President Ferdinand Marcos. He was killed while fighting to restore peace and democracy in the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte said : The Philippines needs more citizens like former senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., he said in Aquins 35th death anniversary.
His assination has altered the course of the Philippines history and gave birth to today’s freedom.