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Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople of the DMW Passes Away

The Department of Migrant Workers announced today the sad passing of Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople, a devoted advocate for migrant workers’ rights. According to the statement released by the Blas Ople Policy Centre on Facebook, Secretary Toots died peacefully at around 1 PM on August 22, 2023, surrounded by family and loved ones.

As of this time, further details about the cause of her death have not been released. The department promises to share more information soon.

Secretary Ople’s tireless efforts and dedication to the well-being of migrant workers have earned her widespread respect and admiration. Her passing marks a significant loss to the community she passionately served.

The Department of Migrant Workers has requested prayers for the eternal repose of Secretary Toots’ soul, as well as for her family during this challenging time. Her contributions will long be remembered, and her legacy is expected to live on in the policies and initiatives she championed.


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